Lanie Towsley

Lanie Towsley

Lanie is a wife, mother to her two boys, and has a huge passion for maternal health, nutrition, and fitness.

Second Baby Guilt | Baby Chick

Second Baby Guilt

Note from the author: I’m getting a little bit deep and raw about something that’s personal to me. There may even be a tad TMI here and there but hey, we’re all adults. My hope is that this article helps any moms out there that ...
Fit After Baby: A Workout Guide | Baby Chick

Fit After Baby: A Postpartum Workout Guide

I know what you’re thinking about that title. Ugh. When do I possibly have the time? I get it, I really do. On the days I’m not teaching, I’m shocked at the answers I give my husband when he asks, “What did y’all do today?” And ...
Le Tote: Maternity Clothes Shopping Done For You | Baby Chick

Le Tote: Maternity Clothes Shopping Done For You

Raise your hand if one of your least favorite things about pregnancy is shopping for maternity clothes. If you could see me right now you would not be able to miss my up stretched arm and excitedly waving hand . . . and I’m pretty ...
How to Adjust From One to Two Kids | Baby Chick

How to Adjust From One to Two Kids

Zero to Sixty. That’s how my best friend’s father recently described the shift from having just one kid to having two kids. Really, he was asking how we were handling the transition, but threw in that little anecdote when I couldn’t adequately express how everything ...
The Power of Birth Photography | Baby Chick

The Power of Birth Photography

When my friend Kerri and I discussed the prospect of her taking photos of my labor and delivery with babe number two I was really on the fence. My first labor and delivery had been photographed by one of the doulas present, but for some ...
Weighing in on Hatch Baby | Baby Chick

Weighing in on Hatch Baby

Almost three years ago our first son, Fischer, was born at seven pounds, 11 ounces, and seemed to be perfectly healthy. However, at his two week appointment it was discovered that he had not gained the appropriate amount of weight (babies should be back up ...
watching over baby with owlet

Watching Over Baby with Owlet

It’s 2 a.m. and I’m settling back into bed for the umpteenth time since my head hit the pillow at 10 p.m. Sound familiar? Then perhaps you're spending your nights in similar fashion; making sure your itty bitty baby is still breathing. (Or, in my ...
How to Prepare for the New Role: BIG BROTHER! | Baby Chick

How to Prepare for the New Role: BIG BROTHER!

In a previous post, I expressed how, upon learning I was pregnant with baby #2, I was struck with an immense guilt over Fischer having to share me, among other things in his toddler-centric world.  While I have to be honest and tell you that ...
4 "Meals" To Take New Parents | Baby Chick

4 “Meals” To Take New Parents

It’s no secret that one of the greatest gifts you can take new parents is a delicious meal. After I had Fischer, my friend set up a “meal train” for our family that lasted 10 weeks..TEN WEEKS of people bringing us goodies every other day, ...
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