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In Dani Steinberg’s interview we discuss:
  • Her journey to motherhood, which included 8 rounds of IVF
  • The birth of her daughter, McKyla, who was 10.5 pounds and got stuck in the birth canal
  • Her 9th round of IVF which resulted in her pregnancy with triplets
  • Dani ending up in the hospital at 23 weeks 1 day into her pregnancy
  • The premature birth of the triplets, and subsequent 6 month stay in the NICU until the last of the triplets was sent home
  • What it was like for Dani and her husband Jim watching the triplets in the hospital and enduring multiple surgeries (15 between the 3 of them in the first year!)
  • Her job and how she made things work while the triplets were in the hospital
  • How she likes being a stay at home mom now versus a working mom for the first few years of her motherhood
  • A little about a day in the life
  • Tips for surviving 4 under the age of 4

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Dani talks motherhood…

The Steinberg FamilyWhat would you tell an expecting mom about the experience of being a mother?

Get ready for the ride!! You can think you’re prepared, but these tiny people have a way of giggling at your plans. 🙂 Enjoy every moment with your littles & remember they are only babies for a little while. Being an advocate for your child is a big responsibility of parenthood, but such an important job. They cannot speak for themselves, so you are their voice.

 

What is the hardest part about being a mom?

There are never enough hours in the day! Whether you are working inside or outside of the home, theres so much to be done & so little time to do it in. Balancing work, home, marriage, kids, fun, friendships — mama guilt is a real thing & can have you feeling like wherever you aren’t or whatever you’re not doing is being neglected.

Dani & Jim

What is your favorite part about being a mom? What makes all the hard stuff worth it?

Watching my girls learn & grow is so amazing. It’s unbelievable to look back & see how quickly they have changed. The sweet moments when they give kisses & sing me songs almost make me forget that they were playing with poop at nap time! I love when they play together & love on each other too.

 

 

 

 

 

About Dani…

I’m Dani Steinberg, wife & mama to 4 beautiful little girls living just outside of Des Moines, Iowa. My husband (Jim) and I have been married for 13 years, our oldest McKyla is 4, our triplets – Tinley, Giuliana, & Jasmine are 3. Before you ask – yes, we’re busy & yes – that’s 4 girls! I had a career in corporate training and process improvement, but we decided our girls weren’t getting all they needed in daycare, so I came home full time last fall. I don’t regret it for a second & seeing their progress has been so rewarding.