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Connect with Your Kids in Under 5 Minutes!

We know how busy you are, and we also know you want to have fun with your kids. That’s why we’ve put together a bunch of easy ways to connect with your kiddos in under five minutes. Go get ’em!

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16 Ways I’ve Held Onto My Baby Weight

16 Ways I’ve Held Onto My Baby Weight

There’s always a ton of articles about how to lose your baby weight, but what about those of us who have managed to keep it on? Sometimes even YEARS later. Doesn’t our effort count for anything?!?!? Click through to see my best tips. 😎

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Where to Buy a Swimsuit Online

Where to Buy a Swimsuit Online

Listen, we don’t love swimsuit shopping either. But, we’re here to make it way more bearable. Here are our fave online swimsuit shops that sell suits that – gasp! – flatter a real woman’s body.

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The Best Things I Bought Last Year

The Best Things I Bought Last Year

There are seriously so many goodies on this list – from my (expensive, but use it every day) Nespresso machine to my Glossier make up, which makes me look awake for school drop off – it’s LIFE-CHANGING. If I do say so myself. 😂

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Join Our Free “Rock Star” Challenge!

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Three Ways to Style a Romper for Summer

Three Ways to Style a Romper for Summer

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Playful Dresses for Moms from Sonnet James

blue and white short sleeved sonnet james dress for moms

I know I’ve mentioned this, but when I was in my twenties I backpacked around Europe for several months wearing heels and skirts every single day, because, you know, nothing quite says “backpacker” like a 50-pound pack paired with 3-inch wedges and a micro-mini. That, my friends, is a true commitment to fashion.

With kids, though, that commitment has waned until I hardly ever wear heels anymore (part of which is San Francisco, a decidedly unheel-like place) and I rarely wear dresses because I don’t have the brain space to remember to pay attention when I have to bend over (not good for anyone involved). So when I found Sonnet James I was genuinely thrilled.

black and white striped easy to wear dress for moms

Started by a mom of two boys here in San Francisco, Sonnet James makes dresses that moms can play in, which is obviously the dream. And they’re adorable! Full disclosure, I haven’t tried on any of them, but they look super-easy to wear, like you can just throw one on and still be able to crawl under the table at Starbucks to retrieve lost fire trucks.

coral and white sonnet james dress for moms

I also like that they offer quite a bit of coverage, but don’t feel stuffy. I mean this coral number is totally fresh and fun and who knows where she’s off to? A coffee date? A lunch meeting? To hide from her kids in the bathroom? Wherever it may be, she’s going to be as comfy as she’d be in her yoga pants, just look a whole lot cuter.

black easy to wear dress for moms from Sonnet James

And because their designs are nice and simple, you can wear them a variety of ways. Throw on a statement necklace or a blazer with this little black dress and you’ve got an outfit ready for a night out.

color block dress from Sonnet James, easy to wear

In this case, they just added a belt and heels to this adorable blue and green number and suddenly it’s ready for work (or in my case, ready for an enormous backpack I can barely lift).

bright blue dress with long sleeves and short dress

Speaking of which, will you look at this one? They’re paired it with Tevas of all things, the shoe of backpackers the world over, and it still looks cute. I feel like a trip abroad may be in my future…

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POSTED ON: 04-27-2015

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