Category: Parenting

Loss and Love

Loss and Love

Three months ago, I lost my mother. Three months ago, I lost my way. Three months ago, I lost my daily texting buddy. Three months ago, I lost a piece of what truly makes me…. me.   First, I want to apologize for my long absence on this blog. For those of you that follow […]

Posted May 2, 2019 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

3 Essential Baby Items You’ll Still NEED After the Baby Stage

3 Essential Baby Items You’ll Still NEED After the Baby Stage

As an Amazon Associate, I earn a small commission on qualifying sales. The baby stage is a wonderful time full of learning, playing and sleepless nights. It is also a time filled with STUFF. So much stuff. From diaper pails to bottle warmers (if you use them), onsies and on to bouncy, light up toys. […]

Posted February 27, 2019 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

On your first day back from Winter Break

On your first day back from Winter Break

While many areas across the country rejoined the school rush last week, here in our school district out in California, they go back today. And now, today, feeling the slight let down yet flush with guilty relief, I and thinking of them… and how I feel about their first day back after Winter Break. Before […]

Posted January 7, 2019 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments

To Elf or not to Elf? The ultimate Christmas question….

To Elf or not to Elf? The ultimate Christmas question….

If you have followed this blog for any period of time, then you know that my family doesn’t ‘DO’ Santa. Oh, we play Santa, see Santa at functions, enjoy the movies, wear the hats, label certain gifts from Santa – but our girls are fully aware that Santa is NOT real… just a fun game […]

Posted December 7, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Fun Stuff, Parenting / 1 Comment

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

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