. . but sometimes I really want to break the one that says ”Keep your hands, feet, and objects to yourself.”
“Oh, your baby has reflux?” My hand twitches a bit as I force it to stay by my side.
“You’re struggling with low milk supply?” I put my hand in my pocket . . . it can’t be trusted.
“Your baby is waking every two hours to nurse at six months old?” At this point the urge is so strong I use my other hand to slap myself. Continue ReadingRead More »
Note from Mommypotamus: Today’s guest post comes from Sheila of Love & Wild Honey, a lover of food and philosophy who asks questions like “Would Jesus mow his lawn?” Thank you for sharing with us today, Sheila!
The Tarte Tatin (tart tah-TAN) was actually a bit of an accident, “legend” has it. One of the Mademoiselle Tatins (Caroline or Stephanie we know not) popularized this simple dessert when she was desperate to serve her guests at the hotel. This dessert was thrown together with haste and some late orchard apples and much to their surprise, a total hit with their guests. Continue ReadingRead More »
Meld with the subtle heat of a poblano / jalapeno pepper blend in this belly warming rendition of traditional tortilla soup. Don’t be afraid to get creative with the toppings! Continue ReadingRead More »
Hey y’all! Today I am so excited to share with you the third post in a new series here on Mommypotamus. Each weekend I’m going to be sharing a useful tip, insight, or recipe from a book (or in this case DVD) that I love. As you might imagine, I get a TON of books and such to review every month. It’s about time I start sharing the best of the best with you, so let’s get started!
In an alternate universe where the New York Times agrees that the flu vaccine is a PR job, traditional pediatricians wax eloquently on the benefits of a fever, and word is out that some sunscreens accelerate aging and cancer? Continue ReadingRead More »
In some daycares that’s exactly what’s happened thanks to growing evidence that incorrect swaddling may cause hip dysplasia. (source) Other objections – such as workers placing swaddled babies on their stomachs to sleep – seem easy enough to correct, but is there merit to the idea that swaddling may cause harm? Continue ReadingRead More »
The book featured in today’s post - Treating Fevers Naturally - was written by an R.N. whose insights helped me stay calm and have a rational convo with our pediatrician. If you have not done a lot of research and are looking for a great guide, I highly recommend it. And now, here’s today’s guest post from Meagan of Growing Up Herbal!
How would you like to learn a fun, easy way to keep your child hydrated and happier when they have a fever?Read More »
Hey y’all! Today I am so excited to share with you the second post in a new series here on Mommypotamus. Each weekend I’m going to be sharing a useful tip, insight, or recipe from a book I’m reading. As you might imagine, I get a TON of books to review every month. It’s about time I start sharing the best of the best with you, so let’s get started!
If you given up some of your favorite restaurants because the chemical-laden food “hangovers” just aren’t worth it anymore, I get it. I’ve been there, and though I definitely felt better, I also missed the smorgasbord of tantalizing flavors I once loved. Continue ReadingRead More »