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Hilarious Pregnancy Announcement Turns The Tables On Expecting Dad

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.25.2016 | Parents

In two photos, a Boston couple announced that they were expecting and shared a hilarious twist. In February, Kevin (who requested his last name not be...

The Awkward Moment That Reminded Me Grief Never Goes Away

Stacey Skrysak | Posted 07.22.2016 | Parents
Stacey Skrysak

Ask anyone who has lost a loved one -- grief creeps up at the most random times. It doesn't matter how many months or years it has been, all it takes is one second for those memories and heartache to rush back. For me, all it took was an awkward moment to remind me that grief never goes away.

When A Birthday Brings Both Celebration And Grief

Stacey Skrysak | Posted 06.30.2016 | Parents
Stacey Skrysak

Stacey Skrysak It's a special day that only comes around once a year; a day filled with cake, presents and happiness. But, as I found out this year, ...

'How Many Children Do You Have?' Why This Question Haunts Me

Stacey Skrysak | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Stacey Skrysak

It's a simple conversation starter, especially when you see my toddler in tow. But, for parents with children here on earth and in heaven, it's complicated. It's taken me nearly three years to figure out how to answer that question.

Making Smoothies Made Me a Better Mom

Angela Fry | Posted 04.22.2016 | Parents
Angela Fry

Smoothies made me a better mom. That sounds silly, right? Read on and you'll find out why giving my babies (now toddlers) smoothies helped me break free from a fear many preemie moms have... failure to thrive.

The Challenge of Naming My Premature Babies

Stacey Skrysak | Posted 04.21.2016 | Parents
Stacey Skrysak

It's not uncommon for parents to wait until they see their baby to choose the perfect name. It makes sense -- this is their identity; what they will be known as for their entire life. But that wasn't our case.

Conjoined Sisters Successfully Separated In Rare Surgery

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.13.2016 | Parents

Following months of preparation and 15 hours of complex surgery, conjoined sisters Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres were successfully separated th...

When My Surviving Triplet Asked About Her Siblings in Heaven

Stacey Skrysak | Posted 03.04.2016 | Parents
Stacey Skrysak

Two simple words. That's all it took for a flood of memories and grief to come rushing back. With two little words, I was brought back to June 23, 2013, the day I delivered my triplets and the day my first child died.

The Hilarious Chaos Of Getting 4 Kids Under 4 Ready For Bed

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.08.2016 | Parents

Putting a kid to sleep is no simple task. Getting four kids ready for bed is a completely different story. According to BuzzFeed News, parents Corrie...

These 13 Holiday Cards Featuring Twins And Triplets Will Melt Your Heart Again And Again

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2015 | Parents

Twins dressed as elves. Triplets dressed as reindeer. 'Tis the season to celebrate multiples!

Couple Adopts Triplets Just 1 Week Before Learning They're Expecting Twins

Little Things | Jade Walker | Posted 09.15.2015 | Parents

Andy and Sarah Justice wanted nothing more than to have a baby, but after struggling to conceive for years, they decided to look into other option. Wi...

No, I Don't Wish Raising My Twins Was "Easier"

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 08.25.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

I've come to dislike the presumption that easier equals better. What do things like "easier" and "better" even mean in the context of parenting? In the harder times, love trumps, and when I say "love" I don't mean the energetic enthusiasm that infuses family togetherness during the steadier periods.

Welcome To The Twins Festival

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.11.2015 | World

The Twins Days Festival looks like double the fun of your ordinary festival. About 2,000 sets of twins, triplets and quadruplets headed to Twinsburg,...

Truthful Tuesday

Kerry Lyons | Posted 05.03.2015 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

We are a happy family -- thank God for that! But I'm not always snapping pictures, we're not always smiling and you can be darn sure that I'm not sharing our ugly moments on social media. Until now

The Decision We Agonized Over, But Do Not Regret

The Next Family | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
The Next Family

At conception and in the months before birth, we make parental choices before we meet our child or children. The best we can do is to make educated decisions based on science, faith and what we feel is right.

Triplets Head To Ivy League School Together

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.24.2014 | Black Voices

Three D.C. brothers are deciding which Ivy League institution they will attend next fall. The "Jones Boys" triplets, Malik, Ahmed and Kahlil, are c...

Here's Why IVF Is Becoming Less Likely To Result In Multiple Births

Posted 02.21.2014 | Parents

In science, the astounding regularly becomes the commonplace, and such is the case with reproductive technology. IVF, once a near miraculous way for i...

A Quandary of Quadruplets in Mississippi

Amram Shapiro | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Amram Shapiro

What to call the whole deal? I mean "sets" of quadruplets, "sets" of quintuplets and so forth seems to miss the grandeur of the moment, and the challenge ahead for the parents of such miracles.

A Letter to Hannah and Tom Hepner: New Parents to Newborn Identical Triplets

Kerry Lyons | Posted 02.05.2014 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

You will be bombarded with questions. Our triplets just turned 5 and we still get the same questions. "Did you use IVF?" "Can you tell them apart?" "Do they have different personalities?" and always, "How do you do it?"

3 Of My Best Pieces Of Unsolicited Mothering Advice

Kristin Hackman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Kristin Hackman

Who am I to argue against the romance of "When a child is born, a mother is born?" I get it. But the part they left off, the asterisk to this sweet quote, does the woman before the mother die when the mother is born? Where does she go?

A Look Back (and Ahead) As Identical Triplets Turn 5

Kerry Lyons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

I remember October 10, 2008, as if it were yesterday. I remember waking up to go to the hospital -- late, because I was up all night. I remember calling the doctor, apologizing. Joking that after months and months of waiting, we were going to miss the scheduled birth of our identical triplets.

A Jock in Hollywood: The Canyon

Tony Cavalero | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Tony Cavalero

I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.

Other Things Fetuses Do in the Womb

John Blumenthal | Posted 08.27.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Hell, since you're stuck in there for nine long months you at least have to have some decent bookshelves and a coffee table.

Surprise! You Have Triplets

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.25.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Whether it's a couple's first child or their fifth, an 'oops!' baby can greatly affect a household's emotional health and family dynamic. HuffPost Liv...

The Best Present My Husband Ever Gave Me

Kerry Lyons | Posted 02.14.2013 | Weddings
Kerry Lyons

"You need to come home. My Dad died." "There are three heartbeats." "You're overreacting, I'm sure Conor just has a bronchitis." These are a few of the pivotal moments in our ten-year marriage.