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10 Reasons You Are Lucky To Have Triplets

June 29, 2018

When you announce a pregnancy, family and friends congratulate you, encourage you, and make you feel special. What you might have noticed is that they sometimes also warn, scare, or worry you with horror stories and unhelpful comments such as, “Enjoy your sleep while you still can!” If you are having multiples, don’t be surprised […]

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7 Pocket-Sized Gentle Parenting Phrases To Try

May 16, 2018

My daughter is about to have her third birthday, so it is about that time of year when I reflect on how much she (and I) have grown. Year three things finally start to make some kind of sense (sort of!) and I wanted to share what it’s been like to use gentle parenting techniques […]

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When Should You Return To Work After Having Triplets?

December 26, 2017

Returning to work after having a baby can be a complicated subject with lots of different emotions, especially when you just had three babies! Some moms prefer to wait until their triplets begin preschool or kindergarten, while others decide sooner is better. It’s totally up to you. In this article, we will discuss key aspects of […]

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Are You Better Than the Average Parent?

December 16, 2017

by Robin KoogleI recently took my two month old to a local university to participate in a study on infant social behavior. As part of the study, I had to answer questions on several different surveys regarding his development and my emotional health as a mother. Most of the questions were pretty benign, clinical, and […]

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The 5 Hidden Expenses of Raising Triplets

December 12, 2017

 If you have or are expecting triplets, you may have realized that triplets are indeed expensive compared with singletons or even twins. Triplets don’t have the advantage of passing down clothes or furniture from one child to the next since they need everything simultaneously. Beyond the obvious costs such as nursery furniture, clothes, bottles, and […]

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Parents of Triplets’ Needs and Emotions – Best Practices

December 3, 2017

If you have triplets, especially young triplets, one of the most common sentiments you may hear is, “How do you manage?” Honestly, it’s a great question. It’s a question that you may ask yourself at times when it all seems like too much. Having triplets is an incredible, unique experience that not many people will ever […]

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