What does THIS LITTLE BUGABOO...Have in common with this little lady...And this little dude?They all have lip ties, of course. As we fly out this morning for Micah's surgery I am thinking of these two sweet babes and others whose mama's I have chatted with in the past few weeks. So many of you identified maxillary ties in your [...] Continue Reading
Wondering how you're going to continue with GAPS Diet on summer vacation? I have a few suggestions. First, go somewhere warm. Preferably an oceanside town. Then as you unpack your suitcase gently hum to yourself the little ditty that goes:One, two, three four
Tell the people what she wore
It was an itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny
Yellow polka dot [...] Continue Reading
We have a secret in our culture . . . and it's not that birth is painful. It's that women are strong.-Laura Stavoe HarmTo the doctor that says "Your baby is getting too big and your hips are too small. We need to induce" I say FAT SQUISHES. To the mama that has been laboring for 18 hours and is under pressure to have a cesarean, I pray [...] Continue Reading
The Butcher, The Baker, The Yogurt-Cheese Maker
I've been wanting to make yogurt cheese for years. But to do that, I'd have to make raw milk yogurt. And to do THAT, I'd have to know how. The last time someone mentioned yogurt to me, there were thermometers involved, and honestly it just seemed too complicated to add to the three-ring circus I call [...] Continue Reading
Today's guest post comes from Debi Chapman. Debi and her husband Tim have home schooled since the late 1980's. They have 11 children and 3 grandchildren. The experiences of educating at home have brought their family benefits beyond what they envisioned. Debi's background is in Child Development, and you can find her on Facebook here.From [...] Continue Reading
When our family started eating based on the GAPS Diet, I didn't know what to expect. It was an exploratory journey filled with bone broth, bone broth, and, well... more bone broth. While that initial phase may not have been the most exciting, I noticed 5 unexpected benefits of GAPS Diet for our family along the way.Benefit #1: No One Ever Asks [...] 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.