Well it has been a while since I posted here. 2012 has not started out the way I had hoped. I just knew in the beginning it was going to be the best year yet, but life, like always, had a different plan. My mother passed away unexpectedly in February, and it has been an extremely difficult time for me. I kept sitting down to write but just couldn’t focus. It has made me rethink a lot about what Michael and I want for us and the kids. Where we want to be, how we want to live, and so forth.

Read more: Life Changes

Wow, I have so much to catch everyone up on!

The kids are now officially 2 years old. We ended up doing a small party with just us and the grandparents this year. Dad took the day off to stay home with us, we took the kids to Acros (a gym that my MoMs group sets up play-dates there once a month), ate lunch out, and then had their party after their nap. They had a great time :)

Read more: Catching Up

Christmas has become very commercialized, in my opinion, and seems to have lost something. Recently though, I have read a couple of stories lately that has really touched me in a profound way.

Read more: Christmas: The Gift of Giving

The kids started getting teeth and teething early on. We had some little rough patches but never anything too bad. Well for the past month we have noticed the kids starting to get the second year molars. They were a little fussier with these but it is also harder for them to reach teethers and such back there too, so I wasn't too concerned. Then the nightmare started...

Read more: 2nd Year Molars: My Nightmare

So much has been happening over the past month with the kids. Since taking away their pacifiers their speech has just been exploding. Caitlin has picked up the most words but she is also the one who is content cuddling up in your lap, talking. Haley and Criton are constantly on the move and it is hard to have those solid conversations.

Read more: Triplets Running Wild