Author Shana

Shana founded The Mom Edit in 2008. She lives with the love of her life (his name's Mike) and their two crazy boys in downtown Philadelphia. She loves a good styling challenge (her engineering side shows eventually), appreciates kindness, and usually picks scotch over wine, sneakers over stilettos, and denim-underwear, always.

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9 Spring Jackets, Perfect for Rain, Wind, or Shine
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I really feel like we should be talking about summer. Writing about shorts, and flip-flops, and sunscreen. But instead, the weather in Denver has been breaking my heart. Rain, rain, and more rain (with the occasional sleet and snow thrown in) is our forecast for the next week or so. Ugh.
If you’ve been feeling my pain, this post is for you. Here are my current favorite Spring jackets, to help you face the weather when really….we just all want Summer.

Date Night & Dressin' Up
Perfect For Moms? Lesley Evers Day Dresses
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There’s something stealthily sexy about a day dress. Perhaps it’s because the day dress is so unabashedly feminine. Perhaps it’s because the silhouette is so different from the normal uniform of jeans and drapy tees. Perhaps it’s because these dresses are cut to celebrate the real female form (you know – the one with curves). Whatever the reason, the sexy day dress is worth another look. And you’d be hard pressed to find a better version of the day dress than the one that Lesley Evers has perfected.

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Found! Toddler Proof Cell Phone Cases (for iPhones, Blackberries and Others)
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Raines and I visited my parents in Gulf Shores last month. The first day we spent on the beach, I made sure my cell phone was safely zippered into an inside pocket of my bag. Upon unpacking that night, I opened up the zippered pocket to find that *someone* had carefully unzipped the pocket, filled it with sand, and then zipped it back up.
I can’t imagine who.

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Reader Question: No More Jeans or Leggings! Any Other Mom Uniform Ideas?
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Reader Question:
What are your suggestions for moms other than wearing jeans or legging daily? Thanks!
Cindy
Answer:
Oooo…Cindy. You are pushing me out of my comfort zone. As you may have guessed, I’m a big jeans/leggings girl. But never fear, there are so many great options out there that I could drone on at length. In fact, one could argue that this entire website is built around the concept of helping moms find their own daily uniform. Let me highlight three easy options that are readily available now: the chino, the cargo, and the linen drawstring pant.

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