Ode to My Shower

Ode to My Shower

I don’t have a big bathroom at all. It’s not fancy. The shower head is whatever WPS installed on their energy plan visit.  It’s not a walk-in or tile. I don’t even like the shower curtain anymore. But I LOVE my shower.  I mean LOVE.

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Surviving Bedrest - How I Spent 8 Weeks on the Couch

Surviving Bedrest – How I Spent 8 Weeks on the Couch

Bedrest can seem EXTREMELY daunting. Every November 22nd, I remember the day that bedrest began for me… During my twin pregnancy, I knew that carrying two babies increased my chances of going on bedrest. While it was always in the back of my mind, I prayed it wouldn’t actually happen. As my belly grew bigger […]

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"Mean Mom" Moments

“Mean Mom” Moments

One of my responsibilities as a mom is to not take those experiences away from my children by helping them too much. I have a laid back and fun-loving personality. Conflict is my worst enemy. I love my children and don’t want them to think of me as a mean mom. And, I definitely don’t […]

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octvsmonkey

Octopus VS Monkey – A Pregnancy Comparison

Some women LOVE being pregnant.  I am not one of those.  I actually enjoyed delivering my babies (literally pushing them out of me) more than carrying them.  I’ve been fortunate enough to experience both twin and singleton pregnancies.  I realize singleton is an odd word for anyone who doesn’t have twins.  Those with twins use […]

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Books to the Rescue!

Books to the Rescue! Brown County

Books to the Rescue! is a program that launched in Ohio about a year ago.  Its mission is to equip police cruisers and rescue personnel with bags or bins that are stocked with books and activities. These books and activities will be given to children in crisis situations to help distract and comfort those little […]

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Top 5 Maternity Must-Haves

Top 5 Maternity Must-Haves

With two pregnancies under my belt I found a couple of must-have, staple items that really helped keep me comfortable as my belly grew through each pregnancy. Comfort is SO SO key when pregnant, I felt like I would do anything and purchase whatever necessary to keep comfortable. Let’s face it, it gets tough carrying […]

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Night Terrors

Her Night Terrors are my Nightmares

When they first started happening, I didn’t even realize what was happening.  I thought she was having a really bad dream.  After multiple nights in a row, we knew that these were not just regular nightmares.  They are far worse than that.

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