Category: Parenting

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 Answers, 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 […]

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

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Posted July 29, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments

Being a positive role model for your children

W.E.B DuBois once said, Children learn more from what you are than what you teach   This quote, so simple and understandable, is the kind that reads deeper on further reflection. Our children are ALWAYS watching us, ALWAYS. They see the things we do and the things we don’t do.  Hear the kept promises, and […]

Posted July 27, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 8 Comments

Learning to Trust your children

Last week we ventured out as a family to run errands, visit shops and generally try to escape the heat that had landed over Southern California. After a couple of hours, we found ourselves at a popular home store. There, amongst the kitchen supplies and reusable bags, I saw my youngest dancing the dance all […]

Posted July 18, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 12 Comments