5 Tips for Solo-Parenting Triplets

Tips, tips, and more tips on solo-parenting triplets when your partner is away. Learn how to survive and thrive when your trio really outnumbers you.

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 >>

Why Going Back to Being a Working Mom Terrifies Me

Gain insight into a SAHM’s feelings as she makes the transition from being a SAHM mom back to being a working mom.

Let’s play Two Truths and a Lie: I’m excited to go back to work. I’ve loved staying at home with my kids. I’m embracing this change. I’m excited to go back to work. Starting out with a lie right here. I mean yes, I’m excited to rediscover an aspect of my person that has been … Read more >>

‘Tis the Season—Sick Season

Learn why preemie parents take extra precautions during sick season. Link to printable letter to family and friends included!

A side effect of being a preemie is a compromised immune system. Developmentally, preemies are expected to catch up by age 2, but I have yet to receive an age at which their immune systems will catch up. From what I’ve read, increased susceptibility to illness and infection is a lifelong health risk for babies … Read more >>

Deep Thoughts on Developmental Delays and Disabilities

Move from asking “What if?” to “What next?” with this triplet mom’s perspective on developmental delays and disabilities.

In discussing Caleb and Danae’s upcoming speech evaluation with another triplet mom, I asked whether my perspective on developmental delays and disabilities is different because of my experience as a mom of preemies and multiples. Long-term developmental and intellectual “issues” often go hand-in-hand with these kiddos. Chris and I knew this from almost Day 1, … Read more >>