Category: Life as a Mom

Learn to love the mother you are

Learn to love the mother you are

Do you love the mother you are? I know that there are many (far too many) days when I don’t. Some days I yell, get too loud, have my own temper tantrum or just generally lose the threads holding myself together. But you know what? It happens. I’m human. So are you. And so are […]

Posted July 12, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

To My Fellow Parents, Thank You

To My Fellow Parents, Thank You

Something happened late last week that made me want to cry. Not tears of sadness or pain, but ones of gratitude and relief. Surprisingly, it happened when my youngest daughter first showed signs of gastroenteritis – yet it was what happened IN that moment that makes me want to shout to my fellow parents, THANK […]

Posted June 18, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

A Mom Conference that actually lived up to its name – The Happy Mom Conference

A Mom Conference that actually lived up to its name – The Happy Mom Conference

  The Happy Mom Conference, presented by Land of Mom, found its footing in Downtown Los Angeles yesterday. Taking over a sprawling studio in the Fashion District, the fledgling Summit owned the natural light and airy feel of the Skyline Loft, transforming it into a unified theme that somehow whispered ‘Boss Mom.’ This Mom Conference […]

Find yourself at The Happy Mom Conference.. and find a discount here

Find yourself at The Happy Mom Conference.. and find a discount here

I received an email the other day that I HAVE to share with you! The Happy Mom Conference, presented by Land of Mom, is coming to Los Angeles this coming weekend on Sunday, May 6th, 2018. The email I received? A DISCOUNT for my readers!!!!! Yes, honestly! A Happy Mom Conference Discount! I’m going to […]

Posted April 27, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

How to help kids learn to clean their rooms – Simple, FREE Chore Chart!

How to help kids learn to clean their rooms – Simple, FREE Chore Chart!

If you are anything like me, you might be looking for a way to help kids learn to clean their rooms. Some weeks my girls nail it, while other times… well, you know how it goes. This simple chore becomes a hassle and a pain… for all of us. On one hand, I am of […]

Posted April 11, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Life as a Mom, Parenting / 4 Comments

5 Things You Should Know about PostPartum Depression – Guest Post

5 Things You Should Know about PostPartum Depression – Guest Post

This Guest Post comes from the talented Erica Johnson, the main Editor for Inner Parents. She is a proud mother of two and is very passionate about the latest parenting tips and baby products. You can also find her on Twitter at @Innerparents and on Pinterest at InnerParents. 5 Things You Should Know about Postpartum […]

Posted January 31, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 1 Comment

Santa isn’t real.. Beliefs and How to become the most hated mom at preschool

Santa isn’t real.. Beliefs and How to become the most hated mom at preschool

How to become the most hated mom at preschool, in just one day! We deal in facts in my household, choosing to speak truth while trying to maintain some semblance of magic. It’s a narrow path to travel – and one that just bit me solidly in the rear. My Preschooler announced to the ENTIRE […]

Posted December 19, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Life as a Mom, Parenting / 2 Comments

Reading Milestones – Teaching your Preschooler to Read

My 4 year old LOVES preschool – the friends, the free play, the snacks… but what she doesn’t love is group time. This is a new factor, and one that has thrown me a little for a loop. During group time, the kids sit on the carpet and learn about letters and the magical sounds […]

Posted December 16, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments