Living La Dolce Vita

Three months ago while I was in the middle of preparing dinner my husband called from work and told me that he had been laid off.  You’d think in this economy I wouldn’t have been surprised, but the mass lay offs at his company had come in January and he had survived, so come April, […]

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The Doctor Will Not See You Now

I am 37 years old.  I have been going to the gynecologist for about 20 years.  During that time I graduated from high school and college, started a career, got married, gave birth to twins, tried many different forms of birth control and brands of birth control pills, and changed doctors 4 times.  One thing […]

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The Never-Ending Birthday

When did my daughters’ birthday become a weeklong celebration?  I always felt that the one break parents of twins get is that the birthday can be a joint affair.  Especially when you have same sex twins, or in my case identical twins which makes it even easier.  But somehow this birthday thing has morphed into […]

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Wishing for a Homemade Halloween

There are many different forms of maternal guilt.  The too much TV, processed food guilt.  The formula vs. breastfeeding guilt.  The not enough quality time in the day guilt.  I don’t have any of that.  In general I find guilt to be a waste of time emotion.  But, then Halloween comes around and I am […]

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