Double the trouble: A workshop on discipline for twins with Ruth Simon, PhD

Double the trouble: A workshop on discipline for twins with Ruth Simon, PhD

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
7:00pm-8:00 pm PT
Live online
Cost: $25.00


It’s hard enough knowing how to effectively discipline one child, but when there are twins, it’s even more complicated! In this webinar, Dr. Simon will consider the psychology of twinship as we address common behavioral challenges in early childhood as well as those that are unique in twin pairs.

Dr. Simon will discuss

  • How to help when one twin hurts or upsets the other twin
  • What to do when the twins “gang up” on the adult in charge
  • How to manage “twin escalation syndrome”
  • What to do when temperamentally the twins need different parental responses to
  • misbehavior
  • How to maintain a good relationship with both children even when one is “the
  • troublemaker”

Geared mostly for families with preschool aged twins, Dr. Simon will also address general disciplinary concepts for older twins as well.



About Ruth Simon, PhD
Dr. Simon is a clinical psychologist who practices psychotherapy and provides parenting consultations to parents of multiples. She has published and presented nationally on the topic of twinship. Her work includes a wide range of topics including twinship identity, the special challenges facing parents of twins, and how singletons relate to the twins in their lives.

A parent of twins herself, Dr. Simon approaches the topic with 30 years of professional experience as well as personal expertise. She combines a down to earth attitude with the science of psychology to provide developmentally appropriate information that remains respectful of family culture and lifestyle.