Then, we sh!t a brick.
Then we told our friends, and there was much rejoicing.
Then they sh!t a brick.
After all, these were the very same men and women who frequently lamented about the difficulty of parenting a child. Or two children. With good reason. I mean, Caroline and I already knew from our oldest that this parenting gig can be kinda rough.
So just how rough, they must have been wondering, would handling three children at once prove to be? After nearly five years of extensive research in the field, I have an answer:
Especially once Grand Finale’s arrival officially turned us into a basketball team a little over a year ago. Which doesn’t make the trials and tribulations of those with only one or two children any less legitimate. But it does make them difficult to hear — you know, if you’re in our shoes. Accordingly, it’s with an optimistic brand of helpful intent that I present to you the following seven things you might wanna avoid discussing with the parents of triplets.
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OOOH. I just learned that I have a call holding on line two. It’s a woman with quads and three additional kids. Something about wanting me to get over myself. I think she might be working on a post of her own.
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15 Things Every Stepparent Should Know
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