Category: Children

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

Finding the Perfect Budget Laminator For Home Use

Finding the Perfect Budget Laminator For Home Use

Budget Laminators – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Teachers have long known the joy of laminators, yet with the long ago introduction of the budget laminator, that singular joy has entered the home. From homeschoolers to Scout Moms (and Dads!), crafty fellows to office workers – there is a reason for a budget […]

Posted March 21, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Crafts, Parenting / 2 Comments

Easy Ways to Introduce Yoga to Kids

Easy Ways to Introduce Yoga to Kids

My daughters LOVE Yoga, especially my eldest. She seems to live and breathe for the bends and poses – enough so that I have actively sought out books, videos and even a class for her when she was in preschool. Luckily, as the awareness of Yoga filters through our daily lives, there are now many […]

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

The Great Kindness Challenge – Home Edition

The Great Kindness Challenge – Home Edition

This week, my eldest daughter’s school is participating it The Great Kindness Challenge! If you’ve never heard about it before, don’t fret – neither had I, at least not before last week. The basic purpose of this challenge is to inspire and encourage kindness in the students, and those all around them. Running from January […]

Posted January 25, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Fun Stuff, Parenting / 2 Comments

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, Parenting / 0 Comments

How to Help Your Toddler use Automatic Flush Toilets

This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Any proceeds go to help this blog grow and function, at no extra cost to you. Please see my Disclosure for full details.   My girls have been potty trained for quite some time, yet we are still have trouble using Public Toilets… specifically the dreaded […]

Posted October 13, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Hack, Parenting / 4 Comments