Tag: Parenting

Useful gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom

Breastfeeding may be free, but there are certain gadgets and accessories that can help ease the process – and make great presents! Here is my list of the most Useful Gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom. Practical and Useful Gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom   Please note: Many of the following links are affiliate links that […]

How to Mom when You are Sick

A long running ear infection has knocked me sideways, and left me thinking about the age old question – How to Mom when you are sick. Seriously… HOW do you do it? Sickness happens, and it often happens to US – the parents. Unfortunately, while we may be able to call in sick to work, […]

Posted November 9, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 0 Comments

How to Help Your Toddler use Automatic Flush Toilets

This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Any proceeds go to help this blog grow and function, at no extra cost to you. Please see my Disclosure for full details.   My girls have been potty trained for quite some time, yet we are still have trouble using Public Toilets… specifically the dreaded […]

Posted October 13, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Hack, Parenting / 4 Comments

What will you learn in a Breastfeeding Class?

What will you learn in a Breastfeeding Class?

If you are among the many excited mothers who have decided to Breastfeed their baby, you may have also chosen to take a Breastfeeding Basics Class. These classes are often mentioned by Practitioners and advocated for by professionals of all stripes – but what will you learn in a Breastfeeding Class? Breastfeeding is just Breastfeeding, […]

Posted September 26, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, Lactation / 6 Comments

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 Breastfeeding, Lactation, Parenting / 2 Comments

Recommended Breastfeeding Books

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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