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 / 4 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 […]

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 […]

Colostrum – Liquid Gold! What is it? Why is it so good?

Colostrum – Liquid Gold! What is it? Why is it so good?

Colostrum is, in short – miraculous. This Liquid Gold is truly and wholly one of the most amazing substances the human body can make. But what is it? Really? And why is it so good for your baby?   What is Colostrum? Colostrum, also know as Early Milk, First Milk, Beestings and Bisnings is a […]

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

Tips for Breastfeeding at Disneyland

Tips for Breastfeeding at Disneyland

In the seven years I have called Southern California home, I have had two children, which means Breastfeeding. I’ve learned a thing or two about the when, where’s and how’s of this practice, especially when it comes to nursing in public at our many parks and destinations. From Nursing at Knott’s to Breastfeeding at Disneyland, […]