Lindsay Ferrier

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Once upon a time, I was a television anchor with a closet stuffed full of designer gear. But when I became a mom, my new uniform consisted of cheap blue jeans and disposable t-shirts.

A few years spent in the mother 'hood and I was ready to claw my way out or die trying-- That's how "She's Still Got It" was born. I believe moms can be pretty, stylish, and on trend. Even on a a ridiculously meager budget. Even in the car rider pick up line.

You've still got it, Mama. And I'd love to help you figure out exactly how to show it off.

Have style questions? E-mail me at suburban.turmoil@yahoo.com!


Sipping on:

A French Martini

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    Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably know that we're smack dab in the middle of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And the evidence of this is everywhere -- products in the supermarket have been relabeled in pink wrappers, sports stars are wearing pink armbands, and advertisements include pink logos, all in the name of raising breast cancer awareness.

    But several of our writers here at The Stir (along with many other women online) are questioning whether 'awareness' is really what's needed right now in the war against breast cancer.

    Check out what they had to say in this week's Moms Matter Google Hangout.

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    We're in day two of the federal government shutdown and Americans are none too pleased about it.

    I don't know about you, but my Facebook and Twitter streams have been on fire with Democrats AND Republicans expressing anger, disappointment, and fear about the fact that our legislators can't seem to come to an agreement about, well ... just about anything.

    Our writers from The Stir were eager to talk about the shutdown and how it makes them feel about the folks on Capitol Hill. Check out our video discussion in this week's Moms Matter Google Hangout.

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    I'm watching the Washington Post's Childhood Obesity summit live on the Internet this morning and some suprising facts are coming to light.

    Childhood obesity is a serious epidemic in this country -- 32% of American children are overweight or obese and the summit participants are brainstorming on how to turn that number around.

    But in a lighter moment, Sam Kass, White House Executive Director of Let's Move!, admitted during the discussion that Michelle Obama finds one not-so-healthy food item to be completely irresistable.

    And that food is ...

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    The first Indian-American Miss America has been crowned. Her name is Nina Davuluri and her victory sparked some surprising backlash on Twitter from people who claimed she’s not American enough.

    Some said an 'Arab' or 'Indian,' as they called Davuluri, shouldn't wear the Miss America crown. Others said her win was a slap in the face to the victims of 9/11.

    What the what?!The story blew up here on The Stir -- plenty of you had something to say about it. As it turned out, so did our writers. Check out our video discussion on the controversy surrounding the latest Miss America:

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    If you've been looking for a more comfortable alternative to heels, you're in for a treat this fall.

    Booties and shooties -- a lace-up boot/shoe hybrid -- are everywhere this fall. You can wear them this season with dresses and skirts for a fashion-forward look, which is great because they're much more practical than stilettos.

    I love these Adrienne Vittadini shooties (Lord & Taylor, $139), for example, which would go with just about everything.

    And there are lots more options to meet any budget. Here are some of my personal favorites.

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