One of the best parts of breastfeeding is that you can pretty much do it anytime, anyplace. Unlike all the other parts of parenting, when it comes to nursing, there’s pretty much no gear involved...well, unless you count your boobs as gear. What you do need though, is a great nursing bra, and major points if you love showing it off, since, yes, you will be breastfeeding all the time, in all the places. Bravado Designs is our go-to for breastfeeding function and fashion. Their beautiful nursing bras are soft, smooth and stretchy, so you’ll be comfortable wearing them day and night. But they’re also modern and feminine because, well, so are you, girl! To celebrate our Breastfeeding in Public series, we’re giving away a set of beautiful Bravado Designs nursing bras and accessories so you can breastfeed in public with confidence. Sure, you might get a few stares, but only because everyone will be wondering: Where’d she get those beautiful nursing bras! Enter below to win Bravado Designs’ Buttercup Nursing Bra in Watercolor; Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra in Sea Glass; Clip and Pump Hands-Free Nursing Bra Accessory; and Ballet Nursing Bra in Dusted Peony, with a total value of $165!


Just about all of us had set assumptions about raising kids before we became parents ourselves. Some of these ideas might have been based on our own ideas of how we would absolutely do things differently than everyone else. Others, we believed what everyone else told us would happen would apply to our littles, too. But, that's not always the case, mama.

Below are six of the biggest lies I believed before having kids—and the reality of what actually happened for me.

1. Put your baby down drowsy, but awake

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