5 Tips for Solo-Parenting Triplets

I’m fresh off three days of solo parenting while Chris was out of town. I grumbled a little, but in reality, it was NBD. Four years ago? This would have been a different story. The first time Chris went out of town for a weekend, the Tagalongs were 7m/4m. They were on 4-hour feeds, our … 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 >>

The NICU Survival Guide: 5 Tips for Parents

NICU Survival Guide: 5 Tips for Parents | Learn 5 tips for surviving your babies' NICU journey in this NICU survival guide, created by triplet parents whose babies spent 7 weeks in the NICU.

51, 53, 55—the number of days each of our triplets spent in the NICU. Just 1 day shy of 8 weeks total. This was remarkable, considering they’d been born at 28 weeks, 4 days. Even more remarkable was that they were simply “growers and feeders.” With the exception of a few worrisome medical issues early … 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 >>