StyleBakeryMom - stylish finds for moms & little ones: March 2010 Archives StyleBakeryMom - stylish finds for moms & little ones: March 2010 Archives

March 2010 Archives

The pacifier, the bottle, the lovie -- they make our lives easier. Whether it's to calm a fussy baby, allow a breastfeeding mom a break, or help a child to self-sooth, babies and parents sing the praises of these beloved objects. It's healthy for kids to form attachments to them, but what does the evidence say about why and when we have to say goodbye to these creature comforts? [babble]

What moms-to-be eat affects their growing babies. While they don't need to consume too many extra calories (300 per day) while pregnant, it's what one puts in her mouth that counts. Here are 18 foods to eat to fuel a pregnant body. [lilsugar]

Did you know that a Mom's kiss can spread cavities to a baby? Numerous studies have shown that cavity-causing bacteria can pass from person to person through the transfer of saliva, such as sharing utensils, blowing on food, and yes, even kissing that sweet little bundle of joy on the mouth. [msnbc]

We completely resonate with the message to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and to buy organic whenever possible. But what is often missing from this message are ways to make those purchases work within a budget. Here are 11 tips for eating healthy on a budget. [simplemom]


Heidi Klum looks great after the birth of her daughter Lou. With her sleek ensemble of black leggings and a black boyfriend blazer she appears chic and fit. Is she back at her pre-pregnancy weight? We'll never know. What we can say is this look creates the illusion of a long lean line, and that's something every new mom loves.

If you're looking to perk-up your wardrobe this spring season with just a few essential pieces, consider adding one of these stylish multi-layer necklaces to your shopping list. Adding to a simple of outfit of jeans and a plain t-shirt will make the outfit perfect for the park or a date night.

Barbados beads ribbon necklace, $21.99, at

Twisted neon magpie necklace, $135, at

Boca necklace with bee brooch, $98, at

Twinkling Orbs Necklace, $52, at


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nanette by Nanette Lepore designed to express the sensuality, sophistication and romance that shows her innate understanding of the female spirit, but at the heart of the fragrance lies a hint of vibrant violet, conveying the true heart of every mother, her daughter, Violet -- a sweet story for Mother's Day and beyond. 
Nanette Lepore has become internationally known for her ultra-chic, sophisticated and flirty women's clothing line. Among Nanette Lepore's devoted clientele are stylish celebrities like Eva Longoria Parker, Sharon Stone, Reese Witherspoon, Katherine Heigl and Scarlett Johansson.
With the unveiling of her newest signature fragrance, nanette, Lepore wanted to express how she feels as a woman - "sophisticated, mysterious, and most of all, feminine."
"The uniquely feminine ritual of bathing, applying fragrance, slipping into lingerie and selecting a dress serves as an intimate and luxurious moment in an otherwise hectic day. I designed nanette to be a meaningful part of this experience." - Nanette Lepore

Available at Nordstrom.

Free cosmetic case & travel-size beauty favorites- yours with any $100 beauty or fragrance purchase only at NORDSTROM through 4/11/10. Plus, get $5 shipping with your $50 beauty purchase.
Stella McCartney for GapKids and babyGap's much anticipated follow-up collection for spring/summer 2010 is available in select stores nation-wide and also online starting today. The British designer is a mom of three herself so the collection features fun, vibrant colors on everyday basics like hoodies and sweater dresses.  The collection is priced from $14 to $78 and is available in sizes newborn to 12 for girls and boys. Don't hesitate, the collection is expected to sell out fast!

Stella McCartney for GapKids and babyGap

Butterfly Shift Dress, $58.

Lula Denim Shirt, $58.


*photos courtesy of Gap.

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