Of Baby Names and Tiny Humans

Gain insight into the triplets behind Tackling Triplets as their parents explain how they arrived at baby names and why these names are a perfect fit.

“We should probably choose baby names now, huh?” Chris said as he folded his long, lanky frame into the uncomfortable recliner in my teeny tiny antepartum room. I stared at him, dumbfounded, from my equally uncomfortable hospital bed. I’d gone into preterm labor just 3 days prior and had spent the last 2 days in … Read more >>

My Love-Hate Relationship with Mother’s Day

Understand why Mother’s Day might be difficult for some women by reading a woman’s explanation of her love-hate relationship with Mother’s Day.

I have a love-hate relationship with Mother’s Day. I feel bad saying so, but there it is. My ambivalence toward the holiday surfaced that first year Chris and I tried to get pregnant. As we struggled to start our family over the next 2 years, it snowballed with a heavy lean toward the hate side. … Read more >>

How to Feed Triplets: One Bottle at a Time

Panicking over how to feed triplets? Learn how these triplet parents approached this dilemma, and receive tips on how to determine your own approach.

How to feed triplets is a good question—a really good question. It’s a question we asked ourselves multiple times before we brought the Tagalongs home from the NICU. It’s a question fellow triplet parents asked themselves, each other, and the Internet before they brought their own trios home. Is it even possible to feed three … Read more >>

5 Things to Expect When You Bring Triplets Home

5 Things to Expect When You Bring Triplets Home | Not sure what to expect when you bring triplets home? Triplet parents advise on 5 things you're sure to experience when you bring home your three little bundles of joy.

We were on our way to the pediatrician for Danae’s first and Caleb’s second doctor’s appointment following release from the NICU when we got the call. “Marcella? Hi, it’s Christine [the Tagalongs’ overseeing nurse practitioner] from NICU. James is being discharged today. When can we plan for you to come pick him up?” I turned … Read more >>