50 Shades... of Black

There has been a lot of discussion on social media about the recent release of the "50 Shades of Grey" film. It seems like you either really enjoy the movie and the books, or you detest them.If you don't know what it is about, it is said to be the "erotic love story" of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. Whether or not you can call it a "love story" is highly debatable....more

Twin Pregnancy Weekly Update

We are here at 20 weeks, the actual halfway point for single pregnancies. As you're reading this, I will actually be at the end of my 21st week, headed into week 22. I have officially been pregnant now for 146 days, and have about 112 days left until the end of 37 weeks, when I have to deliver by according to my doctor.Those numbers make it seem so far away still! (You can read my 19 Week Update Here)...more

The Truth About Some Friendships

Recently,  I have really been feeling like I need to re-evaluate the people who I surround myself with. With two little girls, a husband, a home, a Master's program and the hours spent daily on this blog, it is important to have people in my life that support me and that are uplifting, not constantly negative and completely oblivious to what's going on in my life.I'm busy, yes. I'm a mom and that's a full-time job in and of itself, duh. That doesn't mean I'm not allowed to have real and deep friendships....more

Preparing Kids for the Doctor/Dentist

For kids, some things are really difficult to understand. It may be a new experience for them or something that they have done before, but still aren't too sure about.This can be a hard topic to approach or get them to comprehend in a positive way. We never want our children to be scared of things that we know are for their benefit, like going to the doctor or getting their teeth checked....more