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A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Finding a Hairstyle

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Having children changes you in numerous ways. There are the visible physical changes . Even if you are fortunate enough to "pop back" into your old shape, the fact that you gained 30-50 pounds, stretched your body beyond recognition and carried a living being inside of you leaves a mark.   Being a working mom is an exercise in balance.   The New York Times recently reported we have had "The Triumph of the Working Mother",   http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/02/opinion/sunday/coontz-the-triumph-of-the-working-mother.html?_r=0 .  Despite that, most working moms are trying to figure out how to make it all work.   If you work full time, having to incorporate a helpless, albeit very cute, being into your life takes effort. Many working women, especially those in professional positions, have challenges with work/life balance before they ever become pregnant. Employers expect more of their employees and employees who are interested in remaining employed deliver

Holiday Deal From Harmony Salon

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Harmony Salon is a fashion forward salon in the North Hills that features Harmony Kaiser, a premiere stylist and colorist and a guest contributor to this blog! The salon's tag line is "Where beauty meets balance", indicating that she understands what every mom wants, "a beauty routine that can work with her schedule".   Harmony's customers include some of the region’s most notable business leaders, members of the media, and sports figures. Her commitment to customers, employees, and the community have allowed for several regional organizations to recognize Harmony as one of Pittsburgh s “Rising Entrepreneurial Stars” in 2004 and 2006. In 2009 Harmony released the Mothers Milc line of natural hair care products.   Harmony Salon, http://harmonysalonpgh.com .   11269 Perry Highway #225   Wexford, PA 15090 (724) 940-2262 Discount Blow Dry Services:   Harmony has graciously offered readers from this blog a 20% discount on any blow dry

A Recipe For Glamorous Holiday Hair in Five Minutes (guest post by Harmony Kaiser)

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The holiday season is a time for parties, sequins and glamour. However, it is hard for busy moms to step it up when they are already super busy.   Still, nobody wants to be that mom who is at a party in the corner whining because she’s not dressed appropriately. Instead, you want to be the fabulous mom who is admired by all who secretly think, “I don’t know how she does it?!”   Below is a post from Harmony Kaiser a Pittsburgh stylist who helps lots of women, including moms, look fabulous! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Glamour Pony, the secret to easy holiday glamour!   Time: 5 minutes   Works on: 1.       Medium to long hair 2.      Dirty hair is better (HUGE plus for busy moms!)   Hair supplies: 1.       Headband 2.      Comb 3.       Hair band 4.      Clip (to hold hair out of the way)   Five Easy Steps to Glamorous Hair   Step 1 :  Div

Friday Tip: Style Tip For Busy Women (Guest Post from Harmony)

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My new friend, Harmony, is a stylist. One of the reason that I am happy that I have befriended Harmony is because she gives me style tips to share with blog readers!   Below are comments from a stylist about how busy women can look cool on the weekend.  Enjoy!!!

Glamour tip: The Desperation Hair Style

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That's me on the left.  It's New Orleans  in July. The humidity was so thick you could cut it with a knife.  I didn't even bother doing my hair.  Ahh, the wonders of a silk scarf and earrings.  All you moms out there feel free to steal this style tip.  If you hadn't heard, we're in the middle of a heat wave! :-) Related articles Dear Bella: Help Smooth My NOLA Frizzies (bellasugar.com)

Five Tips For Living a More Glamorous Life (grooming)!

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I apologize for taking so long to share my glamour tips.  Chaton's World has been a little busy! :-)  To that end, this entry is dedicated to those moms who could use just a little more time... Those of us who don't have a staff and can't get to the hairdresser, manicurist and eyebrow place as much as we'd like have to improvise!  Here are some of my secrets for staying groomed. Curling While Driving —True confession, I have been known to leave the house with rollers in my hair. However, I discard them before I am near my destination so that it appears that it bounces and behaves on its own. If I’m really practicing full disclosure here, I should tell you that I rarely exert even that much effort on my hair. In truth, I have come to believe that a chignon is the epitome of elegance. The beauty for me is that it’s a style that only takes me two minutes!