Hate to be the bearer of bad news here, but unless you're a Real Housewife, once you become a mom -- sorry! -- party's over. Well, in some aspects (in others, party's just beginning). Long gone are your days of aimlessly wandering through malls, trying to find the perfect dress for dinner that night. And your long-standing Saturday mani/pedi -- ha! That's a cruel thing of the past. When you're a parent, getting ready is more a feat of speed and efficiency than leisure and luxury.
Being a mother is amazing, but it isn't always glamorous. But there are ways to look less frumpy and frazzled -- even if you don't have time. Here are six little things moms can do for their appearance that will make a big difference.
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There's a reason New Yorkers are always praised for being so stylish: They wear all black, all the time. It's simply impossible to not look chic in fashion's favorite color, and it literally will never go out of style.
You don't need to get fancy. Throw on a pair of black leggings and a black t-shirt. Promise you, you'll feel much more put together than if you had on a million mismatched colors. And hey, black hides spit-up the best.