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January 2018

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On Work/Life Balance

Sale PSA: A pinstripe power blazer from Theory, now 40% off,  Fenty pointy toe creepers, now 20% off, laser cut out Manolo Carolyn heels, now $400, an adorable Madewell jumpsuit I’ve been eyeing for some time now up to 30% off with code STAYCOZY, and a cashmere funnelneck pullover sweater from Vince, now 60% off.

Work/life balance is a topic that I’ve thought about for years and have never had the guts to write about. Even now I feel strange posting about it. Because what do I really know? I keep changing how I feel and think about this topic and likely even a year from now I’ll be in a different place. But for today I wanted to share my thoughts on work/life balance, about six months into my second baby and a little over two years into my first one.

Here is a summary of what my work life has been like since having children:

  • 6 month mark (after baby #1 is born): Leave job
  • 1 Year: Baby is 1, so decide well I should either go back to work or just go for the second since I’m already out of the game. What to do, what to do? Agonize.
  • 1 Year + some months: Pregnant with #2
  • 2 Years: Give birth to #2. Shortly after, start to work (very) part-time from home

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Weekend Update

Sale PSA: A pretty pleated shift dress from Alexander McQueen, now 70% off,  great velvet wide legged pants from Nili Lotan, now 60% off, a black pencil skirt with lace trim from ALC, now $173, and the perfect slouchy cashmere…

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Sale PSA: Gorgeous velvet (!) Manolo Blahnik BB pumps, now just $312, this beautiful midi slit dress from SEA, now 30% off (I have been waiting for my size to come back in stock for weeks to no avail),…

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Weekend Update

Sale PSA: Adorable polar fleece pajamas from PJ Salvage, up to 55% off (are you cold right? Buy these and be warm and comfy in your house), a very pretty royal blue lace overlay midi dress from DVF, now…

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2018 Wardrobe Resolutions

Sale PSA: Pedro Garcia Yanni sandals, now 60% off, the “Elevated” style over the knee boot from Stuart Weitzman, now 40% off, beautiful silk lace up sandals from Alexandre Birman, now under $260 (also on sale at Nordstrom, but…