. . . you have to tell your guests to be careful which icecream bucket they pull out of the freezer… one is homemade icecream, the other one has from placenta from our homebirth!” Rachael
. . . you have to throw out a Scoby that has gotten particularly large and out of control, and your 6-year-old stages a full on right-to-life demonstration, citing several convincing facts about why it should be allowed to live on. – Linzy
Your husband enters the minivan and notices everyone smells like garlic, he feels left out and says “no one offered me any garlic” – Vero
Your medicine cabinet looks the same as your spice cabinet. – Sarah
You eat “dog treats”(raw cheese) with crackers as a regular snack. – Marybeth
When “Rub some coconut oil on it!” is your answer for every complaint. – Lindsey
When your kids play “restaurant” and tell you everything is organic and GMO free. ~ Sarah
You say things like “Leftover scobies are a great chicken treat! I cut them up into approximately bug-sized bits, and the ladies go crazy over them. It turns out the dogs like them, too! Hey, it’s protein and good microbes, what could be better?” – Jeanmarie
“Your water breaks while getting an infusion of iron in the hospital and you immediately rush home to give birth.” – Jessica
“When your daughter runs around saying, ‘Do you like my makeup? My mom made it out of food.'” – Kayla
“When your wall art is placenta prints.” – Angela
“When you go to the zoo and get really excited to see some of the animals breastfeeding (in public, not covered!).” – Sara
“At a party with catered BBQ, your kids see the tray of white bread and squeal, “Mama, can we have some of that duck bread?!”. (We’ve only ever bought it to feed the ducks at the pond.)” – Angelina
“… you beg to take home the leftover turkey carcass from big holiday dinners. (As if anyone else was gonna fight you for it…)” – Christy
“…when you have to label your jars so you can tell the fermented chicken feed apart from the fermented grains you’re making for lunch tomorrow.” – Elisabeth
“when you use your built in microwave as storage for fermenting yogurt or as a bread box.” – Amanda
High five to the unconventional mamas who inspired this post via these comments on the original post. There were many more that made me giggle, but this is a pretty good sampling of the overall theme.
Now it’s your turn! What did we miss?
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