Melainy Nickila

Melainy Nickila
Hailing from the great state of North Dakota Melainy is new to the Duluth area and excited to explore all the great places and activities the Twin Ports area has to offer. Her Husband Ben, originally from Chisholm, 14 month old Jameson, and two 50lb English Setters have recently settled into small town living in Esko, MN and are eager to make their new house a home. As a first time mom, moving to a new town and a new state is chaotic and Melainy and her family are embracing the challenge, Follow her on Instagram @mmnickila and laugh at all of the hilarious 1st time mom adventures she encounters. Also follow her blog,
Daycare Saved My Sanity | Duluth Moms Blog

Daycare Saved My Sanity

I never intended to be a stay-at-home mom, but extra ordinary circumstances led me to be home with my baby for the first year of his life. At first it was great, I never...

Bath Time Is The Absolute Worst

Bath time is a necessary evil.  From the time I brought my baby boy home over a year ago, I have hated bath time.  The following are my many observations of bath time and...

Ode to My Breast Pump

My plan was to breastfeed; but that didn’t work out.  Instead, for nine long months my breast pump would become my best friend.  The following is my tribute to the machine that allowed me...

My Big Fat Pregnant Lies!

The saying is, “the truth will set you free,” so I am going to tell you the truth.  I did not enjoy being pregnant.  I was afraid to admit this all through my pregnancy...