BUMP-FRIENDLY WEDDING GUEST DRESSES

Dressing the bump for weddings and other fancy occasions isn’t always the easiest. It’s hard to pick the dresses out in advance because you never know what size you’ll be.  They also tend to be extra expensive. I attended a wedding this weekend at almost 7 months pregnant and it took me forever to find an outfit I felt comfortable in.  For anyone else in the same boat, linking to my favorite black tutu skirt that fits really well over the bump as well as some other bump-friendly dresses I’m loving right now. Enjoy!

A CONVERTIBLE CARSEAT WE’RE LOVING

As a new mama, when it first came time to buy the perfect carseat for Naiya, I was totally lost.  There were so many options out there at all different price points and I remember feeling totally overwhelmed! If you’re on the hunt for the perfect carseat and are feeling the same way, this post is for you! Sharing the affordable carseat brand that’s been a lifesaver for us since Naiya was born.  Excited to also share how it’s grown with Naiya throughout the first almost two years of her life.

CONFESSIONS OF AN ANXIOUS PREGO MOM

Los Angeles style blogger, RELIsh By Arielle, wears a red maxi dress with a bow in front from Zara

Happy Thursday! As I shared in my recent baby bump debut post, it’s been such a busy season over in the Galanty household! In case you missed it, I’m currently pregnant with baby #2 and I’m due in October! Today’s post features photos  taken the week before Phil and I found out we were pregnant. I’m excited to finally share them! It’s so crazy to think that our first baby is going to be a big sister so soon! With such big changes coming, in full disclosure, my anxiety levels have been through the roof recently. In the interest of being fully transparent for any other mamas who may be in a similar boat, I’m sharing my latest pregnancy confessions today. After you take a read, please leave a comment below to let me know if you’ve experienced any of these anxieties too! I’d love to know! 

TOP 10 BUMP-FRIENDLY SUMMER DRESSES

This pregnancy is flying by and my bump is getting bigger by the day.  As a second time mama to be, truth be told, I’m not paying as much attention to every pregnancy detail as I did when I was pregnant with Naiya.  I don’t always know exactly how many weeks (days and hours) pregnant I am or what size vegetable this baby is as I did last pregnancy.  Instead, this time around, it’s all about keeping up with Naiya, making sure I make it through every work day in one piece and everything in between!  As overwhelmed as I’ve felt recently, one thing that makes me feel better is having fun styling the bump. I’ve noticed I feel so much better when I feel a bit put together each day.  Sharing one of my favorite dresses of the moment that’s comfy for pregnancy and beyond (and it’s currently on sale!).  I’m excited to also round up nine other summer dresses I’m eyeing that are bump-friendly even though they’re not maternity. Non-pregos, all of the below picks should work for you too!

DEBUTING BABY BUMP #2

A big thank you to all of you who reached out with the kindest words regarding our pregnancy announcement #2 on Instagram! I’m still pinching myself that Naiya is going to be a big sister and that we’ll be a party of four so soon! To recap: Phil and I are due with baby #2 this coming October!  It’s been such a crazy whirlwind of a few months–so much so that I’ve had to cut back on updates on here until now. So excited to explain why and to finally share all the things below that will get you up to speed!