Category: Parenting

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

The Grandfather They’ll Never Know

The Grandfather They’ll Never Know

I was just shy of my 21st birthday when my father died. A victim of circumstance and disease, his passing shook the foundations of my early adulthood and shaped my life forever more. Though that moment is crystalized in my soul, the days that followed are blurry, obscured by a grief I couldn’t face or […]

Posted June 7, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 2 Comments

How little hands can make the biggest impact on Father’s Day – a gift guide

How little hands can make the biggest impact on Father’s Day – a gift guide

Father’s Day is fast approaching and that means it is time to buy or design for the man who has everything. I’ve got a few ideas for our craft, but I need something a bit ‘more.’  Luckily,  Gifts Less Ordinary, who sponsored this post, has my back. We are a crafting type of family, from […]

Posted May 22, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Gifts, 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 […]

Finally! An inclusive, approachable children’s book about Autism!

Finally! An inclusive, approachable children’s book about Autism!

I was contacted recently regarding a new children’s book about Autism, “Stewie BOOM! and Princess Penelope; Handprints, Snowflakes and Play-dates.” The publisher offered me a free digital copy of the book in return for my honest and thorough review, and after reading the material – I was more than happy to jump on board! Please […]

Posted May 1, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Book Reviews, Parenting / 2 Comments

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

100 Fun Screen Free Activities For Kids

100 Fun Screen Free Activities For Kids

When you need your kids to step away from the screens, you need plenty of fun screen free activities they can do! The Controversy Screen time… I both love and hate those little electronic devices of addiction. There are moments when they make life easier as a parent, allowing a few precious minutes to make […]

Posted April 17, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Fun Stuff, 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 / 2 Comments