This cocoa-free blonde fudge is rich in wholesome fats, lauric acid (a nutrient found in mother's milk that is anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and anti-fungal), collagen replenishing copper plus manganese, phosphorous, iron, magnesium selenium and more.Oh, and the "saturated fat in coconut is made up of short-chain and medium-chain [...] Continue Reading
You asked for it, so here it is! Today I am happy kick off a new series on homeschooling with a guest post from Milehimama (a.k.a. Lisa). I'm a first gen homeschooling mom with zero experience, which is, um, intimidating to say the least. So before we get into academics let's wiggle out our pre-homeschooling jitters with a lighthearted look at a [...] Continue Reading
I once confided in a friend that Micah prefers sucking his thumb to nursing. "Oh yeah, my boy is like that," she told me. "I nurse him until he's sleepy and then he pops his thumb in to finish the job."So I let it be.Something didn't feel right, but I was juggling life with two little ones and excuses were just so easy to find.Excuse #1 [...] Continue Reading
When I was growing up, a family friend, Paul, nonchalantly mentioned that leaving a film of Ivory soap under ones arms would result in a fever by morning.For YEARS my sister and I tried in vain to get it to work. We hoped and prayed and (most of all) scrubbed in hopes of a sick day at home with mom, but all we got for our efforts were very [...] Continue Reading
A short stack of these delicious - and most importantly easy - almond flour pancakes will load you up with protein, vitamin A, folate, magnesium, vitamin E and more. Though there are fancier recipes out there (like, um, banana chocolate chip pancakes), this basic version one of my favorites. We love them on busy weekday morning's or piled up high [...] 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.