• Nursing Clothes: Functionality Meets Fashion

    Nursing Fashion has come a long way, especially in the past few years. Now you can choose from pieces that can be worn both during pregnancy and after, as well as items that will live in your forever closet. Smart designers have found new ways to discreetly add nursing functionality to their styles, without screaming
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  • 5 Delicious Holiday Mocktail Recipes

    The holiday season is officially upon us and holiday party invites will soon start rolling in. Don’t let your pregnancy hold you back from enjoying your favourite drinks – sans alcohol! As always, we’re here to help, and so have gathered up some of our favourite holiday mocktail recipes that are so good that no
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  • Glow On Your Babymoon

    February – the depth of winter. The cold weather pushes many of us into vacation mode and this is why February is often called cruise season. It’s also the perfect time for a Babymoon! Interestingly enough, the term Babymoon was originally coined by Sheila Kitzinger in her 1996 book The Year after Childbirth. She referred to
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  • Share the Warmth Coat Drive 2016

    As I write this, it definitely does not feel like fall. But, before you know it, the chilly weather will become a daily routine. And if the meteorologists are on track, the fall chill is going to quickly give way to a very cold winter. Many of us are lucky and have a choice of
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  • Only a Mother Knows

     Bump age: 28 weeks day 0 We all love our mothers. They are warm, loving, kind and our safe haven. But do we really love our mothers the way they love us? Only a mother knows… …  the inconceivable joy that lights up her heart and face when she sees those two little red lines
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  • Bump Goes on Vacation – London

    Bump age: 23 weeks 4-6 days If Tenerife was the do-nothing-but-relax vacation, then London was the explore-everywhere-down-to-the-last-minute holiday. I always find myself running out of time in London town so I listed a few spots as my must-sees and dos this time around: Harrods, high tea, Laduree and London Eye. Luckily my good friend from
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  • Bump goes professional

    Bump age: 21 weeks 6 days Squishy was a Christmas baby, so last year when I attended the PDAC (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) conference,  I’d already regained my form and fit into my regular suits and business attire. This year, I’m sporting a 21-week-old bump, which is harder to conceal. So of course,
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  • The Importance of Versatility

    A conversation with designer Pat Gillespie CM: What’s new with your design work? Pat: The latest is our black and white series. I designed these dresses because we’ve found that the most difficult thing for a woman, especially a woman with a career, is finding clothing that reflects her normal style – the kind of
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  • The Holiday Wish List Contest

    Buying gifts for others can be difficult; finding just the right gift takes serious time and thought. Hence, the wish list. When you’re pregnant, your holiday wish list is often filled with things for your little bundle of joy. While that’s a great idea, your family and friends will want to spoil you too. So
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  • Share the Warmth with New Moms

    Autumn is here. Like turning on a light switch, the leaves change colour and a chill creeps into the air. The annual ritual of rummaging through closets for fall and winter jackets has begun. Luckily we usually find them exactly where they were packed away, ready to be of service again. Canadian weather can hand
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  • Holiday Gift Guide 2014

    Holiday Gift Guide 2014 An expectant mother often forgets to stop and pamper herself. So, if there’s a special mom-to-be on your shopping list this holiday season, save the baby gifts for next year, and treat her to something that’s all about her. Whether she’s in her first trimester or the final countdown, she’s sure to
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  • Kate Middleton Dress

    Take a closer look at the orchid Séraphine maternity dress worn by the one and only Duchess of Cambridge with Pat & Sarah of Carry Maternity. For more info visit carrymaternity.ca