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Note from Mommypotamus: Getting kids on board with real food can sometimes be a challenge. My friend Katja shared several tips for doing just that in this wonderful post, but one she didn’t mention is to create real food versions of old favorites. In this guest post, Rebecca from My Natural Family does just that with a kid classic – chicken tenders! Continue ReadingRead More »
Scrolling past yet another article that promises to BLOW. YOUR. MIND. or reveal the SHOCKING TRUTH . . . about kittens. Or pandas. Or the mold that grows on paleo bread if you leave it out too long. Continue ReadingRead More »
Note from Mommypotamus: How perfect is this? Research shows that focusing our lives around experiences rather than things creates more lasting happiness, which is why earlier this week I wrote about how my family creates experiences through fun family traditions. Some of the best traditions are unique twists on time-honored favorites, which is why I’m so excited to share this recipe for chocolate maple pecan pie bars with you. It’s from Megan of Eat Beautiful, and I think this a perfect tradition to start this year. Continue ReadingRead More »
My husband used to joke that if sleep were an Olympic sport, I would be a three-time gold medal winner. And then we had kids. Continue ReadingRead More »
Like, um, this one, it wasn’t because we’d heard that focusing our lives around experiences rather than things creates more lasting happiness. However the more we’ve incorporated them into our life together, the more true we’ve found it to be true. Continue ReadingRead More »
I mean sure, you get showered with gifts, but even loosely associating the word “baby” with “shower” seems ironic. Continue ReadingRead More »
Note from Mommypotamus: Back when it was just the two of us, Daddypotamus used to consistently email me listings for Italian villas. He was always trying to convince me to leave our jobs behind and travel before we started our family, but I kept coming up with reasons not to. Some – like my health issues – were legitimate, but now I wish I had because I TOTALLY have the travel bug! Right now my adventures are limited by my budget, the availability of goat babysitters, and the number of hours I am willing to try to entertain the potami in an enclosed space, whether it be a car or plane, so I make up for those challenges by embracing faraway places in whatever way I can. Continue ReadingRead More »