Category: Life as a Mom

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

Useful gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom

Breastfeeding may be free, but there are certain gadgets and accessories that can help ease the process – and make great presents! Here is my list of the most Useful Gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom. Practical and Useful Gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom   Please note: Many of the following links are affiliate links that […]

How to Mom when You are Sick

A long running ear infection has knocked me sideways, and left me thinking about the age old question – How to Mom when you are sick. Seriously… HOW do you do it? Sickness happens, and it often happens to US – the parents. Unfortunately, while we may be able to call in sick to work, […]

Posted November 9, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

Being a positive role model for your children

W.E.B DuBois once said, Children learn more from what you are than what you teach   This quote, so simple and understandable, is the kind that reads deeper on further reflection. Our children are ALWAYS watching us, ALWAYS. They see the things we do and the things we don’t do.  Hear the kept promises, and […]

Posted July 27, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 8 Comments

Learning to Trust your children

Last week we ventured out as a family to run errands, visit shops and generally try to escape the heat that had landed over Southern California. After a couple of hours, we found ourselves at a popular home store. There, amongst the kitchen supplies and reusable bags, I saw my youngest dancing the dance all […]

Posted July 18, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 12 Comments