Category: Parenting

What you need to know about visiting Great Wolf Lodge

What you need to know about visiting Great Wolf Lodge

February is THE birthday month for my family. Both my girls, my dogs and I all share the amethyst birthstone – which means this month is also produces the most expenses. Normally we opt to do a small gathering at a family members house, yet this year we decided to go a bit bigger. My […]

Posted February 28, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting, Travel / 38 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

How to Make Liquid Sidewalk Chalk With Just 3 Ingredients!

How to Make Liquid Sidewalk Chalk With Just 3 Ingredients!

Last week at Girl Scouts, one of our Leaders introduced the girls to Liquid Sidewalk Chalk. It was so easy and so much fun that I decided to take the project home and attempt it with my daughters!   This easy to make project will produce hours of fun for your little ones, and countless […]

Posted February 5, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Crafts, Parenting / 0 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

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

Unusual Holidays to Celebrate With Your Family for a Fantastic January

Unusual Holidays to Celebrate With Your Family for a Fantastic January

While browsing the Dollar Bin of a local Discount Store, I ran across a Calendar of weird and wacky holidays. With two children running around who love Holidays and all things about them – it just makes sense to try to incorporate some of these strange and unusual holidays into our monthly celerations. We will […]

Posted December 24, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Fun Stuff, Parenting / 0 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, Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments