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 »
Tame flyaway frizz? Well then, it’s time to whip up this quick and easy styling gel. Continue ReadingRead More »
If you’re like me, there’s probably no love lost between you and plastic. Except, well, plastic cling wrap is just so convenient. I mean, Pyrex glass storage containers are fantastic, but sometimes you already have something in a container that just doesn’t have a lid. Do you really want to transfer it to another dish and have more to wash? Continue ReadingRead More »
Hey y’all! Today I am so excited to share with you the first 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!
1. My longest running fear is being forced to lick a public toilet. No one has ever tried, and to explain how this fear developed I would also have to tell you why I once lived in a condemned warehouse.
2. In order to properly compliment Daddypotamus I find it necessary to insult him in some small way first. It’s the only way he’ll take the compliment seriously. Otherwise he says I am too much sunshine and roses. Pfft!
3. It is really hard for me to spend quality time with the potami when my house is a mess. Continue ReadingRead More »
Miss Piggy was my neighbor growing up. Yes, seriously. Of course, her name was actually Peggy and she was a retired teacher, but somehow that got lost in translation when we moved in. I was four, and no one bothered to correct me for, oh, a DECADE. Continue ReadingRead More »
Note from Mommypotamus: Today’s guest post comes from Suzanne Perazzini of Strands of My Life. Her ebook, Paleo Treats, is chock full of delicious recipes that are free of grains, nuts, eggs and refined sugar. Thank you for stopping by, Suzanne! Continue ReadingRead More »