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 >>

How We Used “Oh Crap!” When Potty Training Triplets

Learn how parents of triplets used the "Oh Crap!" method when potty training triplets at the same time. Tips and resources provided!

  Chris and I were in the trenches of creating Tackling Triplets when we started potty training the Tagalongs. We knew that we wanted to detail our process, but finding the time to do so between work (Chris), freelancing (Marcella), running around after three toddlers (Chris and Marcella), collaborating with a website designer (Evan Leah … 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 >>