Top 10 Things Never to Say to a Mother of Twins or Multiples

1.  You must have your hands full!
2.  Are they identical? (especially if they are clearly a boy and girl)
3.  Did you use fertility drugs?
4.  Do twins run in your family?
5.  Better you than me!
6.  How do you tell them apart?
7.  Are they all yours?
8.  Which one is the smart one?
9.  You’re lucky you got your family all in one shot.
10. I always wanted to have twins!

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    About Susan Heim

    Susan M. Heim is an author and editor, specializing in multiples, parenting, women’s and Christian issues. Her books include "Boosting Your Baby's Brain Power"; "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More"; "It’s Twins! Parent-to-Parent Advice from Infancy Through Adolescence"; "Twice the Love: Stories of Inspiration for Families with Twins, Multiples and Singletons"; and, "Oh, Baby! 7 Ways a Baby Will Change Your Life the First Year." Upcoming books include "Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family," "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Women," and "Moms of Multiples' Devotions to Go." Susan's articles and essays have appeared in many books, magazines and Web sites. She is a member of the National Association of Women Writers and the Southeastern Writers Association, and has a degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University. Susan lives with her husband and four sons (two teenagers and twin grade-schoolers) in Florida.