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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

Sweet Penny and The Lion – A Review

Sweet Penny and The Lion – A Review

I recently received the following free ARC (Advanced Reading Copy) of a new children’s book coming out for in exchange for an honest review. “Sweet Penny and The Lion“ by Richard Fairgray and Alexander Burke Sky Pony Press, available in both Hardcover and ebook Release date: March 6th, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-5107-3484-5 Ages: 3-6   The […]

Posted March 5, 2018 by Milk and Hugs in Book Reviews, 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

The ‘No Screen Time’ Challenge

The ‘No Screen Time’ Challenge

We are starting something new in our household, something that is long overdue- the no screen time challenge. I’ve pulled the plug on ALL screens – this includes the TV and the overly loved iPad. We are Day 5 into the adventure and things are starting to calm down. The whining for television is lessening, […]

Posted May 23, 2017 by Heather in Fun Stuff, Parenting / 2 Comments

Benefits of reading aloud to children

The many benefits of reading aloud to children (This post was originally published on www.gilbertcreations.com and has been re-posted here, with changes) Parents, caretakers and educators have long known that reading aloud to children increases bonding, encourages brain growth, strengthens vocabulary and a helps foster a curiosity for the world around them. We all know […]

Posted April 2, 2017 by Heather in Children, Parenting / 8 Comments