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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 […]

Mowgli | Six Months

Mowgli | Six Months

Six months old! HALF OF A YEAR. How did that happen?! Our sweet boy has changed so much in the last month. He has started to really chew and bite on things, and loves chewing on his toes. The pediatrician said he doesn’t see any teeth […]

Kansas City Fall Bucket List

Kansas City Fall Bucket List

I function well with lists: to-do lists, check lists, alphabetically ordered inventory lists..it’s just my thing. Derik and I try to make lists to help remind us to not get sucked into the business of life and actually enjoy things. We have a travel list, […]

Mowgli | Five Months

Mowgli | Five Months

How on Earth has it already been five whole months?! I seriously feel like it was just last week that we were coming home from the hospital with our smallest newest family member. This month we’ve seen so many changes. Mowgli is finally wearing size […]

Things You Shouldn’t Say to a First Time Mom

Things You Shouldn’t Say to a First Time Mom

When you’re pregnant, everyone wants to put in their two cents. When your baby comes? It’s more like people wanting to put in their two DOLLARS. For a first time mom it can be overwhelming and make you feel as if everyone is assuming you’re […]

Mowgli | Four Months

Mowgli | Four Months

Our crazy boy is four months old! He has grown so much this month and seems to be changing so fast. Watching him grow and seeing his personality develop is a lot of fun. He loves to stand up on mommy’s lap and will smile […]

How to Cope with Going Back to Work

How to Cope with Going Back to Work

Going back to work is something a lot of mommas struggle with, but it was extremely hard for me. In college I don’t think I ever had a clear picture of what I wanted to do. People would ask me and I would say something […]

Surviving a Road Trip with an Infant

Surviving a Road Trip with an Infant

We recently went on our first family road trip to Colorado! It was about a 10 hour drive. I know what you’re thinking, “Ten hours in the car with a three month old? No thanks!” But actually it wasn’t that bad!! Here’s how we survived that […]

Mowgli | Three Months

Mowgli | Three Months

Three whole months with our little man! We have loved being Mowgli’s parents and are so excited to see where this adventure takes us. He is getting much better at holding his head up, he only looks like a bobble head doll *sometimes*. He is […]