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Jane Roper is the author of a memoir, DOUBLE TIME: How I Survived--and Mostly Thrived--Through my First Three Years Mothering Twins (St. Martin's Press) and EDEN LAKE a novel. Jane received her MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers Workshop, and her BA from Williams College. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and twin daughters. She blogs at http://www.janeroper.com

The girls just turned nine, which in child years, if you think about it, ismiddle aged: Halfway to eighteen. (Eighteen being a somewhat arbitrary number except that it’s when the girls will head to college or elsewhere most likely.) The parallels with adult middle age pretty much end there, because as far as I can... Read the Rest » Read more of this blog post »
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