Category: Parenting

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

6 Tips to Help Make Breastfeeding through the Holidays Easier

If you are breastfeeding through the holidays, you may have special concerns and questions. Please note, there are Amazon Affiliate Links below, posted for your convenience. If you choose to purchase through these links, I will receive a small compensation to help keep this page running – at no extra charge to you. Please see […]

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

Should you take a Breastfeeding Class?

During the flurry of planning for a new baby, many thoughts are probably running through your head. Names, nursery themes, where to give birth, HOW to give birth, supplies, etc, etc. There are SO many things, yet there may be one more that you need to think about: Should you take a Breastfeeding Class? We […]

Posted September 16, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, Lactation, Parenting / 2 Comments

The truth about Breastfeeding and Weight loss

The truth about Breastfeeding and Weight loss

Of all the myths that surround breastfeeding, one of the most predominant and vocal is the idea that breastfeeding, and breastfeeding alone, will cause those pregnancy pounds to just slip away. How many calories does Breastfeeding really burn? While it is true that nursing consumes calories, the concept that it will reduce your body mass […]

Posted August 23, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, Lactation, Parenting / 15 Comments

Recommended Breastfeeding Books

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Posted August 3, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments

Changing Site Name

I have an exciting announcement! After careful consideration of all the pros and cons, I have decided to change the name of milkandhugs.com to milkandhugs.com. This change stems from my need to focus on my true intent and audience – breastfeeding mothers and families with questions. While there will still be a strong ‘parenting experience’ […]

Posted August 1, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments