Small Town Chic

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How did your style change (if at all) after becoming a mom?

What's your favorite stylish and practical item?

What's a quick thing moms can do to take their style up a notch?

At what age do you let your child decide what to wear?

Sarah Clarke Gaudet

For my husband and me, I think we will let Max decide what he wants to wear when he starts to show an interest in it. Working at a high school, I see some fashion trends that I would love to choose for Max and many that I hope that he stays far away from, but I think ultimately clothing plays a huge role in self expression. If he has an interest early on in picking out his clothes everyday, then I think it is a great opportunity for him to start to explore who he is, what he likes, and eventually who he will become. I want him to be comfortable with himself and tolerant of others and that begins at a young age through encouragement to explore and to begin to develop a sense of self worth. I was never all that stylish when I was younger and my husband wore silver pants in high school, but we each found our own style, our own way, without being told what we could and couldn't wear. I can only do the same for Max.
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