Do you ever replay your day in your mind and wonder where all the time went? Yeah, me too. I have used lists, charts, and even productivity apps - all in an effort to comb through each aspect of my day and find a way to get some of it back. (One app, Real Plans, now pretty much manages meal planning for me. More on that later in this [...] Continue Reading
I can't knit little hats. Or sew my own ring sling. I wish I could, but . . .YOU KNOW WHAT??? I can makes lists of great stuff other people make!With your help, of course. Would you please tell me what YOU found essential in the early days of mothering? Even though this is my second baby I am still mystified by some of this stuff. Case in [...] Continue Reading
Have you ever strolled through your local health food stores beauty aisle, picked up a bottle of sulfate-free shampoo that says something like "made with pure acai berry extract," then looked up the ingredients when you got home and realized they were flagged as likely to be harmful by the Environmental Working Group?I have.It's frustrating [...] Continue Reading
As many of you know, I am very, very pregnant. Pretty soon hummingbirds are going to get their center of gravity confused and start orbiting my midsection, I just know it.The thing about being this pregnant is that I am constantly confronted by limitations that are foreign to me. Let me give you an example of who I was before becoming a [...] Continue Reading
The tale of how I came to shun toothpaste (even "natural toothpaste") is a somewhat convoluted one. It started about ten months ago when, on our way back from a service celebrating Papaw Dessinger's life, Katie's front tooth broke.No trauma. No fall. It just broke.What had happened to my otherwise healthy, robust child? Turns out, Katie had [...] Continue Reading
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I'm Heather, aka The Mommypotamus. I’m a wife, mom, real food lover, research geek, and amateur homesteader. And potamus... obviously.