By Barbara Hagen • February 08, 2021
I became a mother with the birth of twins so I have never known what it is like to have just one baby. From the beginning it was two of everything. First it was two times the clothing, furniture and doctor visits, now more driver's ed classes.
Overall I didn't mind the two-sies of everything but the one thing I didn't want double of, especially when they were younger, was double tears. So I had a rule, crying was only allowed in one of three circumstances: at the loss of a loved one, when a bone is broken, or when your heart is broken. Those all seemed fair and, honestly, worked wonders to minimize the tears when there were minor knees cuts and toy sharing issues. Now with my girls older, and my son not far behind, I realize there is another circumstance which can command a box of tissues: a romantic movie!!
It's February, the time for all types of love and romance movies. But let's face it, it is a complicated task to put together any type of comprehensive list of love story favorites. There are countless varieties to choose from, be it classics, to period pieces, to kids, to comedy. This blog could go on ad nauseum with various titles across all types of sub-categories and still not come close to being complete. So instead, consider the below a list of movie "highlights," a Valentine's Day composition of old favorites or new discoveries. To round it out, please add your own heart-felt favorites in the comments below
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