Dressing Bridesmaids When Your Sister Gets Unexpectedly Pregnant

My sister has been such a trooper. Poor Betsy! All she wanted was a hip, cool wedding where her sisters were the only ones to stand beside her, clad in not-matching-but-hip vintage-looking dresses from ModCloth. She herself is wearing our mother’s wedding dress from 1980. Lace, vintage. Wonderful.

She didn’t even dictate which specific . . . → Read More: Dressing Bridesmaids When Your Sister Gets Unexpectedly Pregnant

What’s Your Nursing Style?

How do you prefer to nurse your baby? What I mean is, are you an over-the-top nurser? Shirt up, bare midriff be damned? Lots of layers?

For my first son, I was an over-the-top nurser. I bought a bunch of v-neck shirts or wrap-style nursing shirts and just hefted my ample bosom over the . . . → Read More: What’s Your Nursing Style?

Plus-Sized Maternity and Nursing Clothes

The latest issue of Bust magazine ran a feature article about some of the problems in the plus-sized fashion industry. (The magazine is an indy pub and doesn’t post their content online, so if you are curious to read the whole piece, for sure go grab an issue!) Author Nicolette Mason points out that . . . → Read More: Plus-Sized Maternity and Nursing Clothes

Breathing Room

It’s been a few weeks since I spent more than an hour or two away from my kids. My 16-month old has been teething, so he’s up every few hours and it seems like my four-year-old, nervous about school, wakes up on the alternate hours until I’m walking around like a grumpy zombie who . . . → Read More: Breathing Room

Does My Bra Fit Me Properly?

The moms working the sales floor at A Mother’s Boutique have noticed something–lots of us are wearing the wrong bra. We’re coming in to buy nursing bras wearing regular bras that just don’t fit! There’s been spillover, bra dimpling, band sizes too tight, band sizes too big…some women just don’t know they are wearing . . . → Read More: Does My Bra Fit Me Properly?

Physical Nursing Support for Busty Gals

Welcome to The Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival!

This post was written as part of the Breastfeeding Cafe’s Carnival. For more info on the Breastfeeding Cafe, go to www.breastfeedingcafe.wordpress.com. For more info on the Carnival or if you want to participate, contact Claire at clindstrom2 {at} gmail {dot} com. Today’s post is about your partner’s role . . . → Read More: Physical Nursing Support for Busty Gals

Lifecycle of a Nursing Bra

How long do your nursing clothes last you? And what do you do with them once they’ve finally clacked their last click, flopped open never to be re-snapped?

With my regular clothes, I try to donate the garments in good condition once I’m done with them. Clothes in bad condition get used as rags . . . → Read More: Lifecycle of a Nursing Bra