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4 Ways to be a mom on trend (without looking like your kids... or their babysitter)

Jennifer Isenman is a freelance writer, humor columnist and voice behind the blog The Suburban Jungle. In addition to writing for various publications, she recently hosted the "Me Time" challenge for Nickelodeons ParentConnect and is als...

Not your mama's style

Defining your style as a mom and beyond can be a tricky proposition. You don't have to be a frump, but you sure don't want to look like you're trying too hard either. Here's some fashion advice to help you be the trendsetting-iest mama on the block!

Not your mama's style

4Ahoy, gardener

Nautical and floral prints are blooming with style this season, which actually works more for you than your daughter. These are more conservative items that look great with a pair of clean lined white Bermudas, capris, or wide legged jeans. Go with a natural toned heal or sandal and add a raw material belt - think woven cotton, rope or leather. Finish your outfit with gold accessories, and you're set to sail.

See, you can be on trend! Hell, you can set trends without looking like you raided the babysitter's closet. Keep it up, chic momma, and the young chippies will be stealing your style in no time.

Try: Floral roll-up shirt available for $54.5 at the Gap

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