What’s normal for infants? Toddlers? Beyond?
I know we had those questions and surely you do to.
One of the best ways to get answers to those questions is to talk with friends or family that have had twins.
However, odds are that you might only know one or two families like this. Their experiences may be very different from your own.
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That’s where Multiples Illuminated: A Collection of Stories And Advice From Parents of Twins, Triplets and More will be so helpful to you.
As the title implies, authors Megan Woolsey and Alison Lee compile this collection of experiences from twin and multiple parents who have already been down the road you are currently on.
Multiple Roller Coaster
In reading these stories, you’ll see (and feel) the highs, lows, and adventure that is being a parent of multiples.
Many of the stories are of parents who struggled with challenges you’ll never face. However, these help you feel all the more grateful for what you have and how you’ve been blessed on your journey.
Each section of the book includes stories from several parents and an additional essay with helpful and practical tips for that phase of your twin journey.
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The way the stories are shared makes you feel like you are right there along side the mom or dad and experiencing what they experienced.
If you read this book, you’ll feel like you’ve sat down with several fellow parents of multiples and picked their brains on their experiences.
You’ll see the good, bad, and the ugly. Some of their stories will scare you. “What if that happens to my twins?!” But the good news is that despite the challenges, these parents found a way through the hard times and you will too.
You’ll even pick up some tips here and there that will make your twin journey a little easier.
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Where to Get the Book
You can get a copy of Multiples Illuminated: A Collection of Stories And Advice From Parents of Twins, Triplets and More on Amazon (paperback and Kindle)