Tag: Parenting

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

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 / 2 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

5 Things You Should Know about PostPartum Depression – Guest Post

5 Things You Should Know about PostPartum Depression – Guest Post

This Guest Post comes from the talented Erica Johnson, the main Editor for Inner Parents. She is a proud mother of two and is very passionate about the latest parenting tips and baby products. You can also find her on Twitter at @Innerparents and on Pinterest at InnerParents. 5 Things You Should Know about Postpartum […]

Posted January 31, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 1 Comment

The Great Kindness Challenge – Home Edition

The Great Kindness Challenge – Home Edition

This week, my eldest daughter’s school is participating it The Great Kindness Challenge! If you’ve never heard about it before, don’t fret – neither had I, at least not before last week. The basic purpose of this challenge is to inspire and encourage kindness in the students, and those all around them. Running from January […]

Posted January 25, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Children, Fun Stuff, Parenting / 2 Comments