When I became a mom, I compromised my sense of fashion for my family and career. I slowly started to wear jewelry, fashion watches and fashion accessories again and I quickly learned that I could be a mom and be hip, fashionable and trendy. I love helping women use fashion accessories to upgrade their wardrobes at affordable prices. How do you stay fashionable, hip and trendy?
I have lowered my expectations! I go for comfort - then again, I am a nurse and work at a school - so, I wear scrubs but I do have my makeup on and my hair done. I did cut my hair short and I leave it curly - very easy, but somedays it looks baaaaddd!! My youngest child is at my school! When I am out and about - it is jeans, shorts or capri's. I never go anywhere where I have to dress up - not that I don't want to, it just isn't in my life style these days.
No, but I wasn't a fashionable not-mom, either. I have a fashionista friend who runs a high-end clothing store - she keeps me from spiralling completely into frump-ville, but without her I'd be screwed. I used to at least keep track of what was fashionable, even if I couldn't afford it, but now that energy is expended elsewhere.
The other day we were in Target and an automated piggy bank made by a big brand caught our eye. Our youngest daughter really wanted it! The piggy bank would count all of the money automatically as your child put more and more money into it. On one hand we thought it was…