One Less Thing for Dads to Freak Out About

One Less Thing for Dads to Freak Out About

You know what about impending fatherhood freaks me out more than anything else? That my nice little sleek-and-minimal- with-a-side-of-organic-cotton aesthetic will be buried under the inevitable onslaught of pastel plaid ruffles and battery-powered, light-flashing,...
No More Fighting Over Old Tees

No More Fighting Over Old Tees

I found the perfect solution fighting over the old way-too-small-yet- still-kind-of-cute-and-comfy Air Force Academy shirt that my husband refuses to get rid of. Instead of allowing it collect dust in the huge box labeled “Old tees that I’m forced to save...
Take Me Out to the Diaper Genie

Take Me Out to the Diaper Genie

Oh the poor diaper wipe. It spends its brief time here on earth smashed against its brethren, crammed into some cheap plastic sheath, and finally covered in human waste and tossed away without so much as a goodbye. I say, treat your wipes with some dignity during...
The Only Thing Missing is the Baby Nurse

The Only Thing Missing is the Baby Nurse

WhileI was more thantickled to getthe oodles of”welcome-baby” gifts, I have to say that I wouldn’t have minded a little something for myself. Sure, a medal of honor would have been nice, butI would have taken one of You’re Sucha Baby’s...
These Pants Were Made For Crawling

These Pants Were Made For Crawling

Trade my gorgeous hardwood floors for wall-to-wall? No chance. Fortunately I’ve been alerted to crawling pants. No, I’m not kidding. Crawling pants. Pants. Just for crawling. These inventive and thoughtfully constructed toddler trousers from mom Tammany...
Tee shirts squared

Tee shirts squared

New moms of twins need everything. EVERYTHING. Times two. But that doesn’t mean you want to be the practical friend who shows up at the shower with two packs of diapers, two boxes of wipes, and two snot-sucking nasal thingies. At least not without throwing in...
Little. Hand-Stitched. Different.

Little. Hand-Stitched. Different.

If you’re the type who prefers your child in slightly more interesting clothing (coughGAPcough) than every other kid on the block is wearing, we feel you. So does designer Heather Flottman. Her online boutique, Lilliputians NYC, is packed not only with fabulous...
Confessions of a Fourth Trimester-ista

Confessions of a Fourth Trimester-ista

Just because the baby’s fled the bod doesn’t mean the belly has. In fact, I am convinced the fourth trimester lasts longer than three months. But I digress. Call it petty, but I was feeling deeeeepressed those first long postpartum weeks when NOTHING was...
Misogynists, Read No Further

Misogynists, Read No Further

When my daughter was born, I made a vow: no clothing with sayings like future hottie or future runway model. I mean come on, she’s a baby. Not a bulimic-in-training. Apparently I’m not alone in my convictions. TIred of all the negative, sexual, and...
Liquid-Filled Assets

Liquid-Filled Assets

If your husband gets turned on seeing you in a stretched-out, colostrum-stained, saggy, no-underwire, cotton nursing bra, then congratulations. You hit the marital jackpot. For the rest of us, Condessa’s luxurious nursing lingerie comes to the rescue. The...
I See a Cool Preggo Shirt in Your Future

I See a Cool Preggo Shirt in Your Future

Hey moms-to-be: Tired of the same-old “I used to be a parachute” t-shirt offerings at your local maternity store? Looking for a clever way to tell the world about your upcoming arrival? Well, I predict a successful purchase in your future — one (or...

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