How To Get Dressed in the Morning With A Kid

Six tips for maintaining — and simplifying — your mama style.

Article & Photo courtesy of Well Rounded NY

Despite the fact that our priorities shift when entering motherhood, we are, first and foremost, individual women. So whether it’s showing up at the office, running our own business, interviewing for preschools or hanging with your fellow mama-tribe at the park, it’s vital to pay attention to the fact that outside of being “mommy” we are our own people with our own personal style. That said, personal style can lose momentum when juggling this new normal, but self-care is crucial when it comes to retaining a strong sense of self. I drive this message home with my mama clients because entering a day strong and empowered will positively affect everything that follows, including our roles as mothers.

I completely understand the challenges of keeping it together in the early hours of the day when you have one eye-open, one-eye on kiddo, and one-eye on the day ahead. I have my own two-year old toddler tugging at my legs saying, “hold you, hold you, hold you” (=”hold me”) while trying to get myself presentable. It’s extremely challenging, but not impossible! Here’s a few strategic styling tips...

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