I’m a proud contributor to the new compilation of touching and humorous essays and advice by parents of multiples, for parents of multiples. Not surprisingly, it is titled Multiples Illuminated.
Blogger The Thoughtful Mom just gave the book a wonderful review, with a shout-out to my poem, “Permission Granted,” which opens the book.
You know that cozy feeling you get when you’re talking to someone who really gets you? That’s how I felt the entire time I was reading Multiples Illuminated…
I had moments that caused me to laugh aloud, and some that brought a mist to my eyes and a lump to my throat. I found myself on many occasions setting the book aside to reflect on my own experiences as a mother of triplets.
As a person who often turns to the written word for solace, I found Multiples Illuminated to be a soul-feeding book that left me both comforted and validated. It fills a gaping void in the literature available for parents of multiples.
Here’s an excerpt from my poem: