Tag: children

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 / 0 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

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, Parenting / 0 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

Hey Mom… you’re doing great

It’s been one of those days where everything is just a little bit south of OK. The girls have been yelling non-stop, the coffee ran out, the dogs are barking, the laundry is backed up, my husband is moody, the cat puked on my socks and if I hear “MOM!” just one more time….. As […]

Posted July 11, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 2 Comments

Why I don’t post pictures of my kids on my blog

A message came across my board recently with a very valid question: Why, as a Lifestyle and Parenting Blogger, don’t I post pictures of my kids on my blog? Well, I do, just not identifiable pictures. Several of my blog posts feature pictures of them, like This is 4, and 10 Things to Appreciate about […]

Posted July 2, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting, Work From Home / 12 Comments

30 Days of hugs, love and challenges

Can a 30-day Challenge lead to a better you, or even a better family? When I am in the car, at the gym or cooking, I eagerly fill my ears with the most interesting Podcasts I can find. From news to history, entertainment to enrichment – if the topic interests me and the hosts are […]

Posted June 25, 2017 by Heather in Fun Stuff, Parenting / 4 Comments

30 Day No Screen Time Challenge Update

It has been 18 days since we started the 30 Day No Screen Time Challenge… and everyone is still alive! We’ve had our ups and downs, but so far, things seem to be going well. No Screen Time Challenge Update How are the girls handling it? At first, it was difficult for both of them. […]

Posted June 6, 2017 by Heather in Fun Stuff, Parenting / 0 Comments