And that’s true. Unfortunately, over the years I’ve come to believe that an amazing diet may not prevent the need for supplements, either. Here’s why: Continue ReadingRead More »
Note From Mommypotamus: When I wrote about natural alternatives to the glucola test, many of you asked what to do if gestational diabetes is diagnosed and confirmed. Today I am so excited to welcome Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE, CLT, a registered nutritionist and gestational diabetes educator, who will be filling us in on how to take a real food approach to GD. Continue ReadingRead More »
As much as I joke about wearing pj’s at 2pm and accidentally leaving the house with makeup on only one eye, I actually do care about how I look.
For me, though, the most beautiful accessory isn’t found on a clothes rack. It’s health, radiating from within. Continue ReadingRead More »
The prettiest thing you can wear. I say that, given some of the questionable fashion choices I’ve made since becoming a mom (hello pj’s at 2pm!), that’s never been more true. Continue ReadingRead More »
I posted a recipe for creamy, junk-free eggnog and mentioned in passing that I added my new favorite gelatin to the mix. You were like “eh, nice nog, NOW TELL ME WHY YOU SWITCHED GELATIN BRANDS.” Continue ReadingRead More »
. . . but once jokingly added that she hasn’t “tried to bathe in ketchup or soy sauce or anything.” (source 1, source 2) What on earth is she talking about? Why, mustard baths, of course! Continue ReadingRead More »
Instead of “We need to throw this stack of 50 drawings away” you can say “Who’s ready to send a present to the Recycling Fairy!?!?” Continue ReadingRead More »
Can we all agree about that? I’m not talking about the daily stuff, like having to fish pajamas out of the toilet thanks to your toddler. I’m talking about the REALLY hard aspects of being a parent, like dealing with the pressure to vaccinate (or not) from family, friends, and the lady you passed in the parking lot.
This post is not about whether or not you should vaccinate, it’s about why that decision should be yours. Whether you’ll be the first to line up to get the next 200+ vaccines in the pipeline or none at all is not the issue. As parents, we must defend each other’s right to make that choice on a case-by-case basis. Here’s why: Continue ReadingRead More »