JANE ROPER writes the popular Baby Squared blog on Babble.com and is the author of "Eden Lake, " a novel." "Her writing has appeared in "Poets & Writers," "Salon," "Slate," and "The" "Rumpus," among other publications, and she holds an MFA from the Iowa Writer's Workshop." "Jane lives in the Boston area with her husband, singer-songwriter Alastair Moock, and their twin daughters.
Raising twins is maddening and masochistic yet worth every crazy moment. Jane Roper captures them all in her revealing, heart wrenching, hilarious memoir. As a mother of twins myself, I cackled and related on every page as Jane revealed the unvarnished truth about dealing with twins, depression and trying to have it all.' "Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, author of Sippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay: And Other Things I Had to Learn as a New Mom" At once immeasurably funny and deeply comforting; if you are expecting or have young twins, this is a must-read. "Elizabeth Lyons, author of You Cannot Be Serious: and 32 Other Rules that Sustain a (Mostly) Balanced Mom and Ready or Not Here We Come!: The Real Experts' Guide to the First Year With Twins" With candor to spare, Jane Roper shares her twin-parenting tale with commitment, compassion and a generous dose of comedy. Whether you are expecting twins, parenting twins, dealing with depression, or simply want a great read from a great writer, read Double Time! "Cheryl Lage, author of Twinspiration-Real Life Advice from Pregnancy through the First Year" It's like sharing a bottle of wine with a friend. "San Francisco Chronicle" With humor and frankness, the author opens a private door into her life as a new mother of fraternal girls . . . A straightforward, honest look at how raising a child is difficult, but raising twins can be exponentially more demanding. "Kirkus" Her honest and funny take on an often frantic life with twins make the slog of raising babies amusing and memorable. Roper ultimately succeeds in making the story of a new mom feel fresh and engaging. "Publisher's Weekly""