Tag: Self Care

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

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

The truth about Breastfeeding and Weight loss

The truth about Breastfeeding and Weight loss

Of all the myths that surround breastfeeding, one of the most predominant and vocal is the idea that breastfeeding, and breastfeeding alone, will cause those pregnancy pounds to just slip away. How many calories does Breastfeeding really burn? While it is true that nursing consumes calories, the concept that it will reduce your body mass […]

Posted August 23, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, Lactation, Parenting / 15 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

Out sick, But I’ll be back soon

I have been sick for over two weeks, with the last week knocking me flat. My previous post, “A shout out to my children” mentioned it briefly, but this sickness has ravaged my entire household. All that said, I wanted to stop by and say that I will be back soon, honest. I’ll be back. […]

Posted March 18, 2017 by Heather in Life as a Mom / 0 Comments

Finding ‘Me Time’ when you have NO time

It’s 5:30 in the morning and I stare at a computer screen, sleep still in my eyes and tiredness pulling at my bones. Sometimes I wonder if these early mornings are worth it – if losing those last few moments of rest really helps my sanity, or just ensures that I lose it a bit […]

Posted February 27, 2017 by Heather in Life as a Mom / 0 Comments