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 >>

The Baby Products That Helped Us Survive the First 2 Years with Triplets

Triplets—2 boys, 1 girl—sitting in wagon and smiling at camera.

“I don’t know how you do it!” is a comment Chris and I hear a lot when people learn we have triplets. Usually, we mutely shrug our shoulders. What are we going to say to this? To steal Nike’s tagline, we just do it. There are, however, quite a few  products* that make “just doing … Read more >>

Understanding Actual Age vs Adjusted Age

Newborn pictures of triplets. Boy, boy, girl.

“I can’t believe they’re 4 months old already! We try to take newborn pictures when they’re around 10 days old, so they’re really too old at this point. Let’s shoot for doing 6-month pictures.” So went a text conversation with a photographer when I inquired about doing newborn pictures with the Tagalongs. I started to … Read more >>

Commonly Asked Questions About Infertility

Pregnancy announcement following IVF. Heart made of needles and empty med containers surrounds onesie and ultrasound picture.

Since “coming out” that we needed help having kids, we’ve received many questions about infertility and the treatment we used. Some questions have come from family and friends, while others have come from women about to embark on the journey themselves. When we started the process, there wasn’t a lot of information out there, and … Read more >>