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Mowgli | Eleven Months

Mowgli | Eleven Months

In typical Mowgli fashion, this boy was sick at the end of the month AGAIN. Just when I thought, “Well we’ve had Hand Foot and Mouth, a double ear infection and four thousand colds. Winter is over we should be good!” he gets the STOMACH […]

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

One of the things I wanted to do on this blog was include some travel tips and reviews. Traveling, and traveling on a budget, is something that we love doing and one of my goals with this blog was to share our experiences so that […]

Mowgli | Ten Months

Mowgli | Ten Months

I mean, would it really even be a monthly update if it wasn’t a week late? Seriously, this kid and his dang end of month sickness!! I am so over it! I’m hoping that this was the last month and that he’s not sick on […]

Baby Led Weaning Basics

Baby Led Weaning Basics

If you’ve heard about Baby Led Weaning (BLW) then chances are you’ve also been stressed out about it. I’m here to tell you not to panic, it’s a lot simpler than you think! The books, blogs, Facebook groups and info-graphics can be a lot to take […]

Mowgli | Nine Months

Mowgli | Nine Months

Nine months!! Our little wild child has officially been out in the world longer than he was in the womb! (*brb crying forever*) So much has changed this month. He weights a little over 18 pounds and is in the 10th percentile for height…which he […]

January Jump Start

January Jump Start

I know a lot of people who religiously set New Year’s Resolutions—and they, religiously, fail at those resolutions nearly every year. I hear a lot of the typical “lose weight” “fit in ____ jean/dress size” “stop drinking soda/alcohol/caffeine” “stop eating ____________”. These things don’t work […]

Mowgli | Eight Months

Mowgli | Eight Months

Eight whole months with this little boy! He is such a curious little eight month old–he wants to know what everything is, how it feels and what it sounds like. Playing peek-a-boo is one of his favorite games and he loves when Daddy makes funny […]

Stocking Stuffers for Babies

Stocking Stuffers for Babies

This is Mowgli’s first Christmas and Derik and I are so excited to take on the role of Santa! Santa was a magical experience for both of us while we were growing up, so it’s a special thing! Santa brings stockings and gifts to our […]

Mowgli | Seven Months

Mowgli | Seven Months

My mother-in-law just left our house after a day of watching our little guy. When I got home today he was asleep and she said “Take advantage of the time! Get some rest or just enjoy a cup of coffee!”. So here I sit, in […]

Teething Hacks for New Moms

Teething Hacks for New Moms

Mowgs is officially 7 months old and still has no teeth. Some people say that the longer it takes for teeth to come in, the healthier their teeth will be. So while some people might think this is a good thing, it really just means […]