Year: 2018

A plea for the Drop Off Line

A plea for the Drop Off Line

Alright Moms and Dads…. what is up with the drop off line? Seriously! How can something so simple suddenly become so complicated and messed up?! If you use the drop off line at your school, then I am sure you already know what I am talking about. And if you don’t, buckle up – we […]

Posted November 7, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments

When should you start pumping to return to work?

When should you start pumping to return to work?

Maternity leave is a joyful time, yet for many of us – that leave is far too short. For new mother’s, that time clock places the dual stress of bonding and preparation. How can you carve enough time to bond with your baby? What about daycare? Will they give you time away if your baby […]

Posted October 27, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Answers, Breastfeeding, Resources / 0 Comments

The Importance of Breaks

The Importance of Breaks

We all need breaks – breaks from work, breaks from stress and sometimes even small breaks from life. Those few precious moments can heal, galvanize and reenergize. Yet they all come to an end, don’t they? And then it is time to start again, find your place and rejoin what you escaped from. The value […]

Posted October 17, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, Life as a Mom / 0 Comments

Growth charts and why they matter

Growth charts and why they matter

Most parents have heard about growth charts, either from research during pregnancy or from those stress filled pediatric visits after their baby is born. In the United States, we are gifted with two sets of growth charts; the WHO Growth Standard for Infant Development and the CDC Growth Chart for Infant Development. What are they? […]

Posted September 27, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, Parenting, Resources / 0 Comments

Best Parenting Tweets for August 2018

Best Parenting Tweets for August 2018

Twitter makes me laugh, cry, yell and think… when it doesn’t enrage me or try to throw my phone across the room! I also am always on the hunt for #Parenting Tweets that make me giggle – here’s the best Parenting Tweets I found for the last week of August, 2018! Best Parenting Tweets I […]

Posted September 5, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments

21 Motherhood Quotes sure to make you Think or Cry

21 Motherhood Quotes sure to make you Think or Cry

I adore quotes! In fact, I collect them. They can inspire, enliven, encourage and even drive a person forward. When it comes to Motherhood, that treasure trove of sayings and wisdom is astounding! Here is a list of my favorite motherhood quotes sure to make you think or cry.   Quotes about Motherhood   “My […]

Posted August 23, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

How to Travel with Pumped Breast Milk

How to Travel with Pumped Breast Milk

Traveling is a modern joy many of us enjoy. From trains to automobiles, boats to planes – most of us like to get out and see the world. That joy should not stop when you have children, even if you are breastfeeding and pumping. No matter how you get there, here are the regulations, rules […]

Posted August 9, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, General, Travel / 0 Comments

Top 5 World Breastfeeding Week Articles and Resources

Top 5 World Breastfeeding Week Articles and Resources

World Breastfeeding Week is upon us, and for a Breastfeeding Educator like myself, it’s almost like Christmas! The web is awash with articles and information that run the gambit from entertaining to truly educational, and I love it – ALL of it. Here is my round up of the Top 5 World Breastfeeding Week articles […]

Posted August 4, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, General / 2 Comments