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.

Two Snowflakes: A Children’s Book About Twins!

Parents of multiples often look for books about twins to share with their kids. Twins can relate to the characters’ “twin trials,” such as people … [Read more...]

Do Parents of Multiples Have a Higher Divorce Rate?

Surely the stresses of raising a set of sextuplets and a set of twins must have contributed to the breakdown of Jon and Kate Gosselin’s marriage, but … [Read more...]

Parents of Twins on Twitter

Are you on Twitter? It’s the hottest new site around for meeting and connecting with people who share your interests. If you’re a parent of twins, … [Read more...]

National Multiple Birth Awareness Month & Chicken Soup for the Soul Giveaway!

The National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc. (www.nomotc.org) has declared April 2009 the first National Multiple Birth Awareness Month. … [Read more...]

On the Road with Twins and Multiples

Are you hitting the road this year for Thanksgiving or Christmas? Going to Grandma’s for the holidays is lots of fun, but sometimes the trip there can … [Read more...]

Taming Twin Preschoolers

I often hear from parents of twins between the ages of 2 through 4 who are frustrated by their children’s misbehavior. Preschoolers love to test their … [Read more...]

Coping with the Loss of Twins or Multiples

The medical risks for twins and multiples are much higher than for singleton children. This can sometimes result in the devastating loss of one or … [Read more...]

Chicken Soup for the Soul Needs Stories About Twins and Multiples

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More Whether you are a twin, the parent of twins, related to twins, acquainted with twins or just simply … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Greeting Cards for Families with Twins and Multiples

If you're a parent of multiples, you've probably been frustrated at the lack of greeting cards that depict twins. Says Angelice Tyson, "As a mother of … [Read more...]