Photography by Nealy : Twin Cities Photographer

Photography by Nealy : Twin Cities Photographer

The first time I met Nealy Lanzen, photographer and owner of Photography by Nealy, was at a Twin Cities Moms Blog gathering. It was the first time the co-founders and contributing writers were meeting to discuss everything that comes with contributing to the blog....
What no one tells you about prodomal/false labor

What no one tells you about prodomal/false labor

Well I had a first the other day. I got to experience going to the L&D ward, sitting in triage for a good four hours, being moved to another waiting room to see if I would progress more and then being moved to an actual labor and delivery room with the intention...
15 Things First Time Moms Need to Know

15 Things First Time Moms Need to Know

Hi Lady! It’s the first time you’re doing this, isn’t it? It’s exciting and terrifying all at the same time. Up until this point being pregnant, becoming a mother has all been but a dream; a dream you had as a little girl as you played house...
Pregnancy Symptom Warning: Just Toss Your Cookies

Pregnancy Symptom Warning: Just Toss Your Cookies

Listen up first time mom: Once you’ve been pregnant and given birth, whether it’s a vaginal or c-section, all sense of privacy and embarrassment goes out the window. At least this is the case for me; I mean I’ve had complete strangers see my hoo ha...

Sometimes I feel like I’ve failed at motherhood.

Here is my disclaimer for those of you who may not hear the sarcastic tone in my voice, just imagine it: I do not nor will I ever eat my children the way gerbil mothers eat theirs. Also if this pulls at your heart or feel that another mom may benefit from knowing that...