But I used to chase the neighborhood ice cream truck barefoot. If you’ve ever heard asphalt sizzle on a blistery Texas day, though, you know it’s pretty much the same thing. Continue ReadingRead More »
Little elves clean my house every night while I’m sleeping, and I wake up with an hour to get ready every morning. In reality, leaving the house often means dressing three kids plus myself in 15 minutes before jumping in the car. Showers are oh-so-optional on those occasions, but that doesn’t mean I have to put up with oily, lifeless hair – and you don’t, either! Continue ReadingRead More »
Capture the flag, freeze tag, soccer, three-legged races - whatever it is that turns your little ones into puddles of breathless, sweaty determination, chances are you’re looking for a way to keep them hydrated along the way.
One option is to dunk them in water and hope some makes it into their mouth. Continue ReadingRead More »
Note from Mommypotamus: Today’s post comes from Katie of Girl Meets Nourishment, whom I’ve invited to be a regular contributor this spring. I can’t wait to try it with our favorite paleo tortillas. Thank you, Katie!
. . . and nothing says summer like a hearty pulled pork meal! Did you know that you can make some stellar pulled pork right in your very own kitchen with little to no effort? My recipe for Pineapple Pulled Pork is easily made in slow-cooker and has won many taste-buds over. What you get is a juicy sweet-and-savory dish that is the main attraction of any meal! Continue ReadingRead More »
Give or take a few, that’s the distance from my front porch to sugar white sand beaches. Daddypotamus and I are hoping to take the potami to our favorite getaway spot sometime this summer, but we’ll probably have to work it in with just a teeny bit of notice. Continue Reading
After seeing six neurologists, two pediatricians, one allergist and a cardiologist, Dawn Willey learned that her daughter, Kennedy, has a rare form of epilepsy that is notoriously unresponsive to traditional medications.
Doctors said Kennedy would begin to regress developmentally between the ages of 2 and 6 years old. Older children with Kennedy’s diagnosis are often unable to speak and walk, even if they were able to as small children. Continue ReadingRead More »
Every single morning for the past week. It seems like an odd thing to say given that I’ve been pregnant or nursing for the past 2,335 days, but really it’s a good thing. Continue ReadingRead More »
. . . . of Mother’s Day hugs, hand-drawn cards, and picked flowers full of bugs, I thought I would mention a tip or eleven that I’d wish I’d known back before the bathroom became just another place for family meetings. This is not a comprehensive list, but if I could send a letter back in time here are a few things I would tell myself:Read More »