About Carrie Wells, Ed.D.

Dr. Carrie Wells is a college instructor, blogger, wife, and work-at-home mother to two children, Lydia {age 8} and Bryce {age 6}. Carrie earned her doctorate in Special Education in 2008. After becoming a mother in 2009, Carrie began blogging as Huppie Mama to share her passions for cooking, crafting, beautifying, and her family. In 2016, she rebranded as Our Potluck Family, and her husband Richard became a regular contributor.

Parenting and Our Children’s Emotions


Now that my daughter is approaching two, I notice her experiencing more of a range of emotions. She’s happy, sad, frustrated, disappointed, goofy/silly, etc. I’ve also noticed myself anticipating her emotions and responding accordingly. Sometimes this is awesome because she … Continue reading