Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Don’t Suffer in Silence

If you or anyone you know is suffering from a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PPD/PPA, etc.), please know there is help. You don't have to suffer in shame or silence. Struggling with a maternal mental health issue does not make you a bad person or parent, and you don't have to go it alone.… Continue reading Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Don’t Suffer in Silence


A Different Mother

Lately I have been thinking a lot about the fact that my first child and my twins have an exceptionally different mother. I mean, it’s still me – I am all three children’s mother, but many components of my parenting and personality are vastly different this second go-around as compared with the first.  When I… Continue reading A Different Mother

When The Bug Strikes

Having a sick child? Sucks. Having two sick children? Sucks x2. Having three sick children? Sucks x a million. Yes, gang, it's been a rough few weeks in our household.  When one goes down, they all go down. And in my family, they go dooooooooowwwwwwn. Like, a long way. All. The. Way. We don't just… Continue reading When The Bug Strikes


Fighting Parenting Anxiety and Learning to Back Off and Observe

When I was younger, I always wanted a twin sister. I didn't actually realize this was an impossibility until I was maybe 7 or 8. And even then, this realization didn't stop me from desiring it so, so badly. I was always a nervous, anxious kid. I didn't have anxiety in the way that it… Continue reading Fighting Parenting Anxiety and Learning to Back Off and Observe


Dear First Born

Dear First Born, You amaze me. I meticulously tried to prepare you for the arrival of your twin sisters, now 11 months. I bought all the books. I brought you to ultrasound appointments so you could see the babies swimming around in Mommy’s belly. We took a Big Sibling class where you learned how to… Continue reading Dear First Born