Milky Chic Blog — Motherhood

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Keeping the Family Peace While Sheltering in Place

Keeping the Family Peace While Sheltering in Place

When we were first informed that we must shelter in place, the idea of being forced to stay home may have seemed like a mini-vacation. No more rushing to get ready for the days ahead – just lots of family time in a slower-paced environment. It always sounds like such a great idea in the beginning, doesn’t it? Well, sure, it starts off that way, but then something begins to change.   What happens when we are stuck with our loved ones – night and day – for an extended period of time? You guessed it – we begin to quarrel,...

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Hey Moms! Here’s How to Find Alone Time in Quarantine

Hey Moms! Here’s How to Find Alone Time in Quarantine

Our world has gone crazy - or maybe it just feels like it. But, having to be endlessly quarantined with our families can, at times, seem like both a blessing and a curse.  As moms, we love our kids. We love spending time with them, helping them learn and explore their world, and just making memories. Then, there is that other thing – you know, that time you typically have to yourself. Whether it is while the kids are at school or you are at work – even just your commute – this time away is crucial in maintaining your...

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Kids and Quarantine: Reduce the Psychological Impact

Kids and Quarantine: Reduce the Psychological Impact

We know that quarantining and shutting down our world is one of the best ways to stop the spread of the coronavirus or, more specifically, COVID-19. In theory, staying at home helps us avoid others so that the disease will just die out since it has nowhere to go, right? But, if you have active kids – as most of us do – you may be wondering how in the world will they get through this!?  Parents everywhere around the world are asking themselves this very question. Listen up – telling a kid they are going to be stuck at...

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Balancing Life During the Pandemic

Balancing Life During the Pandemic

If you have found yourself struggling to get a grip on your new way of life, you should know that you are not alone. All around the world, life has been disrupted. Routines and schedules are suddenly changed – some drastically – and you may find yourself overwhelmed and off-kilter.  Stop for a moment and take a deep breath. This COVID-19 pandemic may be bringing us some drastic changes and emotionally-disturbing times, but it is not impossible to handle. You can find some balance amidst all the chaos.  Does any of this sound familiar?  Your office was shut down due...

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