Tag: Parenting

To My Fellow Parents, Thank You

To My Fellow Parents, Thank You

Something happened late last week that made me want to cry. Not tears of sadness or pain, but ones of gratitude and relief. Surprisingly, it happened when my youngest daughter first showed signs of gastroenteritis – yet it was what happened IN that moment that makes me want to shout to my fellow parents, THANK […]

Posted June 18, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

Teach your kids how to be calmer with ‘My Magic Breath’

Teach your kids how to be calmer with ‘My Magic Breath’

Are you looking for a way to teach your kids how to be calmer? I know I am. From the minor stresses of life to the large, emotional upheavals of childhood – they need a way to find their calm. We have worked on meditation, Yoga and more. We also practice breathing excersises that can […]

Posted May 15, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Book Reviews / 0 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

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

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 […]

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, […]

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