Why Beyoncé Having Twins Is A Big Deal...

As you know, my blogging days tend to take some time off when I am working because honestly for me it is hard to balance both...but lucky for you all I am on break, which means more content coming to a desktop near you.

In the meantime, we need to talk about something that happened a little over a month ago...

On the eve of Black History Month (yes, I went there!), Beyoncé announced that she was pregnant with not one, but two babies! Twins! And the world lost their mind, mainly because of the way that she announced it. Now some people were excited (me included), I mean everyone should be excited about the beautiful moment of giving life into this world and being part of that experience. However some people were irate with her audacity to flaunt her pregnancy in such away.

First, let me just say - you all must have forgotten that she is an artist! I mean she could have just released a statement with no images and called it a day, and you would have all still found a way to make some noise about it. However, if you really took a look at her choice of images - the entire series that she released on her website, Beyonce.com, then you would have understood her message.

She is embracing what motherhood is all about and the beauty to love one's body during that time. Yes, pregnancy is not a glamorous thing, but the beauty of being a mother is a connection that is hard to explain. I think as someone who cannot have kids of their own, I ache at the sight of the fact that I cannot share in the same knowledge of feeling this change in my body and having a life grow inside me, but I think there is so much strength and power in motherhood that one has to embrace. Now that Beyoncé is older and has had Blue Ivy, I think she realizes this and the importance that she is able not to only bring another life into this world but two. And yes, we all cannot book a studio, drape ourselves in fancy clothes and hope that our pictures come out just as good...but you know if you could you would! Today, more that ever with the state of our political world...women feel the need to empower each other more, and I hope despite what you may feel about Beyoncé that we do more and empower her just like we would any other female!

All Photos from Beyonce.com

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