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Moms of New Big Sibs

Adding a baby to the family when you already have an older child can create some new challenges at home. Connect with other moms for advice on helping new big siblings adjust and tips for juggling the different ages and stages.

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Baby worries

Started by Leslie. Last reply by 031kmyoye2qzx May 15, 2012. 1 Reply

I am currently pregnant with my second child. My current child is going through the hitting stage. Naturally I'm worried about what will happen when the new baby comes. Will he hit the new baby too?…Continue

fighting siblings

Started by mommy of 2 Mar 9, 2012. 0 Replies

so i have a 22 month old son and a 8 month old daughter. and i can hardly leave them in the same room. my son lies to hit his little sister. and he pushes her and tries to throw stuff at her. what am…Continue

big sister issues

Started by redmama2. Last reply by momof3 Feb 10, 2012. 2 Replies

Since my 10 month old was born I've seen some changes in my 7 year old daughter. She's adjusted very well to being a big sister and adores her little sister. She's a big helper and loves being the…Continue

Keeping everyone happy

Started by mamaof3. Last reply by 3rd x.s the charm Dec 19, 2011. 2 Replies

Hello.  I am a mother of a 4 year old, 2 year old, and a 1 month old.  I find it so hard to take care of my newborn, who I'm breast feeding, and giving my other two children the attention they need.…Continue

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Comment by Katie, Mom365 Host on December 27, 2013 at 1:32pm

My friends who just had babies are having the same issues with their firstborn, DHessRN. I think the key is just to keep gently reminding your little guy that he needs to be gentle with his new sister and demonstrate all the ways he can help out and play with her.

Comment by DHessRN on December 26, 2013 at 2:53pm

hey xoxo.. im new and I have a very active and aggressive 3 yr old son and a 3 week old daughter..  my son loves his sis sooo much but he is always hugging, lifting, messing with and pulling the baby around in her bassinet.

 

Comment by Leslie on December 20, 2012 at 12:11pm
Hey I'm Leslie. I have a little boy who is one and a half and a newborn little lady. My oldest absolutely adores his little sister. But that means its hard to get him to leave her alone to sleep. DX
Comment by kellie on December 14, 2011 at 8:05pm

HELP!!!!! PLEASE!!!

 

i have an 18 month old daughter, who is struggling with jealousy issuses with her new baby brother. although, she is great with him loves to help me with diapers, binkis and gives him plenty of kisses and hugs.  its only bad when im feeding him and its a struggle for me to try to pay attention to her while he is latched. IM BEGGING for advice on how i can let her now i still love her  but feeding time is brothers time with mommy..... i dont want her to think i  love her brother more then her. any suggestions?!?!? would be GREATLY appreciated!

Comment by meg.terry323 on June 14, 2011 at 2:47pm
My daughter is getting a baby brother soon and i honestly dont know how to do it. she was so spoiled because her brother was FAR FROM PLANNED but he's still a miracle to me. I'm just afraid of having 2 kids fight for my affection and at this point I'm terrified to know how to take care of a 1 year old and a new born on my own at the same time. theres nothing to prepare you well enough for one baby little own 2! I dressed a baby doll up in a premie boy outfit and she holds it and i tell her she's going to have a baby brother soon that will be a little bigger than the baby doll and will eventually play with her and talk to her. she looks at me like im stupid of coarse but how do you prepare a 1 year old for a sibling?
Comment by Mrs Corrales... on September 17, 2010 at 10:02am
this is my beautiful angle laila. born on 4-9-10.loving every minute of been a mommy again

Comment by Maria Miller on September 13, 2010 at 3:21pm
me and leila

Comment by Maria Miller on September 13, 2010 at 3:20pm
Big Brother and Leila

Comment by Maria Miller on September 13, 2010 at 3:20pm
my girls!!!

Comment by Maria Miller on September 13, 2010 at 3:19pm
Hi Im Maria a mother of 4 my son is 20 my daughters are 17,13 and now baby Leila is 4 months old!!!! Starting over has been a wild experience!! I went threw OMG arent you too old mom to have another baby mom?(new husband!) too we love our lil sister so much!! I thought my youngest would be the jealous one come to find out it was my 17 yrs old!! now that Leila is now 4 months she cant get enough of her baby sister but lets hope and pra

y the road ahead will be a lil smoother lol I definetly have much more patience with the baby than I did when i was much younger with the other 3!!
 

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