Corn on the cob

Summertime is the Sweetest

Summertime is the best, isn’t it?! When I was younger my sister and I would have corn on the cob eating contests with my grandpa. I don’t recall who ever won, but I can assume it was always me or my sister. Those warm summer evenings in my grandma’s…

4-H Fair Fun

4-H. Before I met my husband I didn’t know it existed. Call me naive. Call me ignorant. Call me whatever. I grew up in a small town in Southern Illinois where, thinking back now, I’m sure there was is 4-H. I just didn’t know anyone that was a member.…

Our Journey to Triplets: Abdominal Cerclage

At 12 weeks I started seeing a Maternal Fetal Specialist at St. Vincent Women’s Hospital. Early morning appointments in Indianapolis (a 2-hour drive) became a regular for us. At 3 months I was pretty confident that I was past the miscarriage stage. There was a calm in me and…

Triplets

Our Journey to Triplets | I Think There’s Three

The next morning I confirmed the pregnancy with my family doctor. She called me personally to let me know that I was going to me a mother. I cried. I think she may have cried a bit too. Read part one of our journey HERE. Three days later my…

4th of July

The 4th of July | Family, Fun, and Fear

While the 4th of July makes you “ooh and ahh” it makes me want to run and hide. I don’t know when it started, but my fear of fireworks is real. Call it a phobia. Call me crazy. My anxious, nervous self cannot handle it. I am terrified. The Things…

It’s a Long Road | Boys and Baseball

*I posted this last week on my personal Facebook page before I started The Triplet Farm blog. I thought it was fitting to post here as well. Enjoy.  Tonight my husband took our son to his first baseball game. Three years ago I wasn’t sure that this would ever…

In-Vitro

Our Journey to Triplets | In-Vitro Fertilization

My husband and I met later in life. I was 27 and just divorced. He was 28 and still living with his parents working a great paying job, saving a ton of money for his future. Which shortly became our future when he proposed just 11 months later. In…