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The family and I are off to NYC for Kids Fashion Week! I am also excited to do another Fox and Sparrow Session with some super cool Cali babes. Next week there will not be any blog posts, however, I will be Instagram-ing up a storm so please come follow our adventures over there. I’ll be back the following week with a ton of new and exciting material. For this week’s Links I Love, here are all my NYC posts from years past. Enjoy!

-An NYC weekend guide for tips and fun things to do with kids.

-NYC street style from my favorite little chica.

What I wore to NYC Kids Fashion Week last year.

-One of my all time favorite NYC kids shops for clothing.

Ten tips to shake a bad moodwith shots from NYC.

New York City 1977 vibes with some killer street style.

The Land of Nod NYC preview event.

-Some favorites from Fashion Week 2014.


Photo taken in SoHo by Brookelyn Photography



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You can sort of tell in this picture that Wesleigh is having a cry fest. However, when I saw this pic all I saw was the “love, love love” to the right of my head…

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and even though Wesleigh was having a bad afternoon, it reminded me to stay positive. This is SO hard when you are having a bad day. Usually I want to curl up into a ball, but when you’re a mom there is no time for a mid-day pity party. So, here are my best tips for turning your day around, starting now!

1. Take a Walk: Throw the baby in the stroller and get outside. Even if it’s cold! If the sun is shining, vitamin D will seep into your pores and give you a boost. Plus the exercise will release those happy endorphins!

2. Take a Minute and Write it Down: When I get aggravated and can’t get past it, I write it down in my notebook, phone, or anything! Getting your thoughts out of your head will help you move on with your day.

3. Make a Donation to a Worthy Cause: There is nothing like helping a worthy cause to make you feel appreciative for what you have. If you can volunteer, even better!

4. Start a New Book: I love getting recommendations for new books and, instead of cleaning while the baby naps, I sometimes sit down and start one. Getting lost in a book can turn your bad mood into a good one.

5. Do Yoga: We don’t always have time for this, I know, but schedule some yoga time in. Even if you need to get a babysitter and make some schedule changes to do it, I promise you will feel 100 times better. It’s SO important to schedule in some “me” time too!

6. Take a Bath: After the kiddos are in bed, light some candles, put on your favorite podcast or music and take a bath. It’s SO relaxing, and us moms hardly ever take the time to do it. Just knowing I am going to take a bath later boosts my mood 100%.

7. Be Alone: OK this is SO hard when the kiddos are home but “take two” and grab the mail or use the bathroom. Being alone for two minutes to breathe and collect your thoughts is the best way to tackle a bad mood.

8. Sit Under a Tree: Go outside, anywhere, even with the kids, and sit under a tree. Lay a blanket down and have a snack if you have time! Trees have this amazing ability to bring  calm and happy into your life. It sounds “woo woo” but I promise you will feel better!

9. Dance Party: Blast that favorite playlist from your college days! Music is one of the best cures for feeling blue. Get up and move or do your chores will you listen.

10. Schedule “Me” Time: If your in a bad mood and can’t shake it, chances are you are not scheduling enough time for yourself. You don’t have to spend money to do this, but ask for help with the kids, dogs, etc and do something that you love. You have to feed your soul in order to be happy!

I hope this helps you turn your day around. Would love to know what you do to cure a bad mood. Tell me in the comments below.

Photos by Brookelyn Photography

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Finding Inspiration

Animal Coats from Little Goodall

Marie Chantal Fall 2016

April 1, 2015

New York City 1977

Filed under: Fashion, Baby, Runway

By Desiree Spinner


The 70’s are here and it’s truly hard to hold back my excitement! Flared jeans, crop tops, and beachy hair are my all time summer style favorites. When Wesleigh and I were in the city, we did a New York City 1977 style photo shoot and I am left thinking…does this come in my size?!

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Wesleigh is wearing a Zara Vest (sold out similar here), Feather Drum hat and pants from Shop These are the Days, Freshly Picked Mocs, Trust necklace, and Little Foot Boutique maxi dress.

Photography by Jeff Thibodeau of Street Affairs

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