How to Prepare Your Toddler (or older child) for a New Baby Sibling
Many parents of only children ask themselves, "How will I ever love another baby as much as I love the one I have?" That worry quickly fades as they bond with their new bundle. Understandably though, they're concerned for the emotional well-being of their toddler or older child.
Your child may feel displaced, ignored or even unloved. So, what's a not-so-new parent to do?
There are concrete steps you can take to ease your baby's homecoming. Whether your child is super excited, dreading the arrival of their sibling, or hasn't shown a preference for either, these tips can help pave the way for a smoother transition.
BEFORE your baby arrives:
AFTER your baby arrives:
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