Raising Twins guides you through the physical, emotional, and cognitive developmental differences and challenges specific to twins. Straightforward and reassuring, this book addresses the key issues that impact twins from babyhood all the way through adolescence:
Sharing and comparisons
Competition and rivalry
The "secret language" of twins
The good twin/bad twin myth
Teen-specific issues like dating and applying for college
And much more including lively, candid discussions with twins and their parents
Eileen M. Pearlman, Ph.D., an identical twin, is a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist who also teaches and lectures nationally and internationally on multiple birth issues. She is the director of Twinsight, which provides counseling, workshops, and seminars to multiples and their families, and lives in Los Angeles. Jill Alison Ganon is a writer and editor residing in Los Angeles.