I’m With the Band

I’m With the Band

As a tall preggo, I had a pretty long awkward stage – you know, when your regular clothes are too small in the belly, but maternity clothes look like you’re playing dress-up with a parachute. I couldn’t evensport my old shirts because they...
It’ll Lift Them Up Where They Belong

It’ll Lift Them Up Where They Belong

Of all the things I was happy to pack away, nursing bras were at the top of the pile. And while I loved my nursing tanks almost more than life itself, there were times when I was pretty sure the girls were hanging a little lower than is probably recommended by the...
De-Bump the Bump

De-Bump the Bump

As all moms know, pregnancy is the source of far too many beauty woes. Then just when you’re starting to feel that second trimester glow you’ve been promised–out pops the bellybutton. While it’s not the most horrendous of all the pregnancy...
Gwyneth’s Dirty Little Postpartum Secret

Gwyneth’s Dirty Little Postpartum Secret

Raise your hand if you’re wearing the same size you were pre-pregnancy. Waiting… Right, that’s what I thought. Thank goodness for Spanx. These body shapers are not your mothers’ girdles. They’re thin, comfy (!!) and machine washable. The...
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...
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...
Just Say No to Frump!

Just Say No to Frump!

Nothing says sexy mama like a big huge nursing nightgown with huge booby slits and a fabulous floral print. NOT. Nursing may not be the sexiest thing on this planet, but just because you’re doing it doesn’t mean you can’t look and feel like a million...