Love. Life. Babies.

http://www.lovelifeandbabies.com/

a momma who blogs in all lowercase about love, life and all things baby. i also create hair accessories for fly momma's and their babes. love to have your vote! xox

Stephanie is a winner of Top 25 Kids' Style

What inspired you to start blogging?

I have been passionate and excited about fashion for as long as I can remember. Once I had my daughter my love for fashion and design naturally just spilled over into children's clothes, accessories and nursery design. Starting a blog where I could share my inspiring and creative finds seemed like the logical next step and I have loved every minute of it!

How do you keep up with the latest kids' fashions and being a mom?

I'm not going to lie, it is a challenge! Trying to find time to scout out the newest trends while whipping up some mac n' cheese, building a block tower and painting my face for the day isn't the easiest thing in the world. All I have to say is thank God for naps! Amen and amen.

What are three things parents should think about when styling their kids?

1. I believe the number one thing to remember is comfort. Children want to be able to move and breathe in their clothes so lets not deny them of that. They can be stylish and not lose their ability to bustle around.
2. Try not to get too caught up in the "it" trends of the moment for they can quickly change. I find it better to purchase timeless pieces that will see your child through a season or two. (But, of course sneak in at least a trendy item or two!)
3. Don't be afraid to thrift. Some of the greatest pieces I've found for my daughter are from rummage sales or resale shops. When you buy something used the chances of someone else having it are pretty slim so you can look at it like you're getting a one of a kind piece.

How do you make shopping for your family's clothes affordable?

Stephanie

Buying clothes for your kiddos can be a daunting task. The price on the register seems to climb so very fast even at the "affordable" stores. One of my favorite things to do is hit up my clutch stores like H&M, Zara, Gap, etc. when seasons are changing. I stock up on clothes for the NEXT year by simply buying everything one size up. By doing this you can get things anywhere from 30%-75% off! HELLO! And that free's up some extra spending money for more trendy or special pieces you want to invest in right now. xo
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