Note from Mommypotamus: Hey guys, we're less than a week a way from starting our next big adventure! While I'm sorting through what needs to go to the house and what needs to go to storage, Nina from Shalom Mama is sharing her decadent recipe for lavender mint body butter- thank you Nina!Come spring, I get excited about sandal [...] Continue Reading
Note from Mommypotamus: Hey guys, I'm sorting through what needs to go to the house and what needs to go to storage for our next big adventure! While I'm packing, Dawn from Small Footprint Family has agreed to share her fabulous recipe for cultured apricot fruit leather - thank you Dawn!Apricots Are Always . . .
The earliest stone fruit to [...] Continue Reading
When we first started switching to healthier foods, letting go of crunchy snacks was tough. Sometimes you just want a cracker! Plus, liver pâté goes over better with the kids when there are some crackers as a vessel! Luckily there is an amazing, grain-free cheese cracker recipe that fits the bill!
How to Make Grain-Free Crackers
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When I finally got the nerve up to make homemade soap, I couldn’t stop. A batch of these coconut and olive oil soap bars will last my family for months. I’ve even branched out into charcoal clay facial soap, and these shampoo bars. This homemade baby soap is specially formulated for baby’s delicate skin.
Water for Baby’s Skin
Water is best to [...] Continue Reading
So, you're probably normal. When your sweet babe starting mouthing everything EXCEPT the toys you bought them for that specific purpose, you probably didn't actually price XRF machines so that you could scan random objects for lead. Even if it was your first baby that would be just nuts.Ahem. Fortunately, we don't live in a country where [...] Continue Reading
I Felt The Sting . . .
Every time she smiled at a stranger and they looked at me wonderingly. I wanted to explain that I wasn’t negligent . . . that my daughter had never even had a processed food, but truth is I agreed with their disapproving looks. How could I let this happen and not do anything about it?I'm talking, of course, about my [...] Continue Reading
So, this may be an odd way to start a post on ear infections, but before we get into the nitty gritty of comfort measures and natural remedies, I want to take a moment to discuss one of the most common misconceptions about ear infections.And that would be . . . the infection part. According to Dr. Allan Lieberthal, pediatrician and lead author [...] Continue Reading
I Don't Know About You . . .
But there was never a point in my life where I said to myself, "Gee, I think I'd like one of my best friends in the world to have a rubber-gloved, front row seat while I push my baby out."And yet, that's exactly what happened. My good friend Dr. Cindy attended Katie's birth as my chiropractor, then Micah's as my [...] 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.