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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 […]

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 […]