Allison Cooper

Allison Cooper

Bio

Allison Cooper is founder and writer for Project Motherhood, where she blogs about balancing her love for family, fashion, and living in the big city. She is the co-founder of INTRO NYC, connecting brands, bloggers, and helping bloggers stay educated in the ever-evolving digital space.You can find her writing, at NYFW, spending time with her boys, or sipping on strong coffee!  You can connect with Allison on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

Allison Cooper Articles

Summer vacation is basically one long-ass weekend, right? Image: Tim Gouw/Unsplash.

5 Things I'll Avoid Doing This Summer That Will Make Me A Happier Mom

Being a work-from-home-mom, I used to kind of loathe summer because it meant balancing activities and still trying to get all my stuff done, but this year is different. I’m allowing myself to take it slow (probably because I have no choice, being 32 weeks pregnant) and enjoy being a mama this summer.

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Tutu for the win.

5 Style Lessons You Can Learn From Your Toddler

Finding yourself doing extra loads of laundry because your toddler’s favorite T-shirt is dirty and you know there will be the mother of all meltdowns tomorrow if it’s not clean?

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I’ll sing it from the rooftops and admit the one thing that many moms might feel ashamed to say out loud: I live for nap time.

I'll Admit It, I Live For Nap Time

Yes, I said it. I’ll sing it from the rooftops and admit the one thing that many moms might feel ashamed to say out loud: I live for nap time.

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We’re tired, we’re trying to cram a million things into our days, and all we want is to throw on a pair of mom leggings and a jean jacket to run to Target and grab our Starbucks, without someone looking at us in judgment.

An Open Letter To Anyone Who Judges My Mom Leggings

Whenever you see a mom rocking her “mom-leggings,” and you judge or shame her, I beg you to take an effing step back, get off your high horse and take a second to understand that she’s just been through a lot and these leggings are giving her life.

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What I Learned About Self-Care After Turning 30

I was so consumed with being selfless that I never stopped to take care of myself, and it all came to a head. Now after turning 30 things have changed!

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Things I anticipate most when my kids finally go the eff to sleep!

10 Things I Look Forward To When My Kids (Finally) Go The Eff To Sleep

These are the things I anticipate most when my kids finally go the eff to sleep. I deserve it after a day of being in what feels like survival mode.

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Holidays with family.

5 Ways To Stay Present This Holiday Season

I promise that 10 years from now, you won’t look back and find yourself saying “remember that amazing picture you posted of the Christmas cookies on Instagram? The one where the lighting was perfect and you had all the right red and green props in the background?” That won’t happen, ever.

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Being a grownup now, I vow to get my beauty routine in order.

30 Beauty Pacts I Made With Myself On My 30th Birthday

Last month, I turned 30 (gasp!). It still gives me a little bit of a heart palpitation to type that out, but nonetheless, it happened.

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I Tried Hair Extensions For The First Time & Here's How It Went

After having a baby girl in August, eight years after having my first child, let’s just say that the changes to my body were a bit different than t

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I’m growing a tiny human inside me.  Our tiny human. Image: Thinkstock.

I'm Pregnant And Suck At Being A Wife Right Now

Dear Husband, You are putting up with an awful lot in being with me right now, and rightfully so — I’m growing a tiny human inside me. Our tiny human. You have been very patient and kind with me, but so far we are only 15 weeks along and I fear that we have an even longer road ahead of us.

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