June 5, 2020

Managing Multiples


Our top 5 tips for managing multiples: Only buy pjs with zippers – the snap ones slow you down. Remember with multiples time is of the essence- speed is everything! Keep them on a schedule – no matter what- this includes naps, feeds, bat...

June 4, 2020

The Struggle is Real


4 kids- 1 tween, 3 babies- was for the most part manageable. We had our routine and got into a good groove. Adding another baby has taken it to another level. I’ve come to realize with this whole experience that I have to always be on ...

June 3, 2020

A Great Partner


I think managing a big family while working full time can only be done because I have a partner who is completely in the trenches with me. My husband helps with everything- groceries, laundry, bath, feeds, whatever!- he’s amazing and I...

June 2, 2020

Flat Head


Dylan got a helmet to fix his flat head..Dylan was born at 29 weeks because I had placenta accreta and the placenta had eaten through my uterus wall. Unfortunately Dylan had to stay in the NICU for more than 2 months. The time spent in t...

June 1, 2020

Raising 5 kids in Manhattan, New York


My husband and I moved into New York City after we graduated from college. Both of us were starting good jobs at large companies. I think like most ambitious people we wanted to be close to the action. We had a lot of friends on the same...

May 30, 2020

Working Mom


I’m a working mom with 5 children so mornings are especially hard. I’m up at 6 am and so is Presley. I give her blankie and she watches while I shower and get ready. One and or all of the kids start getting up and things get crazier....

May 29, 2020

Delivering a preemie


My son Dylan came 2 1/2 months early at 29 weeks weighing 3 lbs 6 oz and 16” long. I was told I was lucky because he was big for a preemie. I would never think this is getting lucky. Regardless, no one ever prepares you for the possibi...

May 28, 2020

Going from an only child to a family of 7


Is your older son ok? How is he handling all these new babies? These are the questions I constantly get from friends, family and even strangers. Our story is quite unique. We went from having one child to having five children in 13 month...

May 20, 2020

Hiring a surrogate


When we made it through the 1st trimester on our 4th IVF try, we were overjoyed but also still so scared that we’d not go full term. I had already had a miscarriage and let’s face it I wasn’t getting any younger! After a lot soul s...

May 5, 2020



Pregnancy is an emotional roller coaster filled with excitement, fear, delight and worry. Whoever said pregnancy is 24/7 bliss was clearly never pregnant. I was accepting the fact that I was happy at times and stressed out and worried ot...