Shopping for maternity clothes can be the most unpleasant part of pregnancy (okay, well, maybe not the most unpleasant…but close). Your size is constantly changing, you have no definable shape, and most of the stuff available isn’t that attractive.
A maternity wardrobe is a temporary thing, so I didn’t want to spend too much money. Since I’m the first of my friends to have a baby, however, there wasn’t anyone for me to borrow from. But I couldn’t be cheap on this—after all, I had to have nice clothes to wear to work. Sounds simple enough, finding comfort and style … Read More »
Like most of us, I was raised on Johnson & Johnson’s body lotion, baby powder, and No More Tears shampoo. The smells of those products are what I associated with that sweet “baby” scent and it reminds me of being a kid.
But we know a lot more about skin care now than we did when I was a baby. Fragrances are out… Aloe and oatmeal are in. The days of yellow shampoo and pink lotion are over, now that I know how detrimental they can be to my baby’s delicate and sensitive skin. On the recommendation of the nursing … Read More »