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

11 Foods that increase Milk Supply for Breastfeeding

11 Foods that increase Milk Supply for Breastfeeding

Nature tends to give Breastfeeding mothers the means and methods to feed their babies. Yet sometimes, even with nature on our sides, we want a little insurance in the supply department. If you are concerned, or have felt you are suffering supply drop, here are 11 foods that increase milk supply.   1. Oatmeal Oatmeal […]

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

Free Breastfeeding Plan Bassinet Sign

Free Breastfeeding Plan Bassinet Sign

I am in the process of crafting a new post about forming a Breastfeeding Plan for the birth hospital or facility of your choice – but it’s not quite done yet. I am creating multiple Printables for you to use, including a Free fillable plan, Free Breastfeeding plan Bassinet Sign (Placard) and a Free Golden […]

Posted April 5, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Lactation, Newborn, Parenting / 0 Comments

How can I be sure my newborn breastfed baby is getting enough milk?

How can I be sure my newborn breastfed baby is getting enough milk?

This is one of the most common questions and the most common concern for new mothers.  How can you tell if your newborn Breastfed baby is getting enough milk to eat? It would make things much easier if we all had dash marks on our breasts, wouldn’t it? Unfortunately, we are not blessed with such […]