New Book for Managing the Early Years of Parenting Twins

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Child health consultant Jan Murray and parents share invaluable advice and insight for those who want to master the lifelong art of parenthood with twins and more.

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When she was eleven years old, author Jan Murray discovered a passionate interest in babies and caring for them. This inspired her to pursue a career as a child health nurse and midwife, a journey which spans over twenty-five years. In her new book, Twins & More: How Parents Manage & Survive The First Years, Murray shares a practical guide for navigating through the early years of parenthood and making the experience rewarding for both the parent and child.

Twins & More is based on Murray’s years of practice in the field of child healthcare and her own personal experience raising her five children. Featured inside are true stories of parents of twins and childcare tips including what to do with sleeping, settling, feeding and other activities pertinent to twin baby and toddler care routines. Most importantly, this treasure trove of practical insights will help parents manage and even enjoy the challenging early years of parenting twins.

Incisive and informative, Twins & More is a must-read for first-time parents of twins and an invaluable source of useful advice for those who want to learn and master the lifelong art of parenting. Not just a handy manual, Murray’s work offers a glimpse into the heart of raising a child. For more information, log on to

About the Author
Jan Murray obtained her registered nurse certificate in 1979 and her midwifery certificate in 1984. During the 1980s and 1990s, Murray gained practical childhood experience together with her husband as they focused on raising their own five children.

In 1997, Murray furthered her education and skills by gaining her family and child health nursing certificate. This postnatal area of work became her passion and focus and in 2004, she saw the beginning and development of Settle Petal, a company that provides valuable information and support to parents who want to develop their knowledge and confidence in raising babies and toddlers.

Murray published the book ‘taste it’, the first in the mother to mother series in 2009. In the same year, Murray was invited to co-author the internationally-released book, The Triumphant Child: How to enjoy the first 60 days. In 2011 released her 2nd book mum, baby & toddler - together we learn, in her series and 3rd book grief & life – after your child dies. Murray also regularly writes articles for the national magazine, “Practical Parenting”.
Twins & More * by Jan Murray
How Parents Manage & Survive The First Years
Publication Date: February 21, 2013
Trade Paperback; AU$29.99; 325 pages; ISBN
Trade Hardback; AU$49.99; 325 pages; ISBN
Ebook; AU$3.99; ISBN

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