Big Sister Book Sales Out Number Big Brother Book Sales……Why?


While keeping track of the book sales of “I’m Going to be a Big Brother” and “I’m Going to be a Big Sister” we have noticed a trend. The Sister book was outselling the Brother book consistently. Not only was that happening with with this book, it was happening with similar books by different authors. Books [...]

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Preparing Your Child to Explore the New Baby


Whether you make the first introduction in the hospital or when you come home, the transition of having a new baby will take some preparation. This is why it is so important to start talking about what your older child can expect when the new baby arrives. Depending on the age of your older child the concept [...]

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Mommy’s Belly is Getting Bigger and Bigger


Your child may or may not notice your pregnant belly getting bigger and bigger, especially in the early stages of pregnancy. But having your child connect to your growing belly is a great way to promote a connection to his or her unborn brother or sister. In searching the Internet I found the site: [...]

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It’s Not Just a Big Belly; Learn as You Grow


In today’s modern age with technology at our fingertips there are many ways for you to learn and understand what is going on in that growing belly of yours. The more you understand the easier it will be to discuss some of this information with your older child so that he/she is also learning as [...]

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“Hold Me” – Older Sibling Regression


A 3-year-old girl, who recently became a big sister, was in a therapy playroom which had a doll crib and a doll carriage. The little girl was trying to put herself into the doll crib and then into the doll carriage. She didn’t fit and became upset. The mother who was with her tried to [...]

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Acknowledgment and Reinforcement


A short while back I had the opportunity to spend time with a pair of siblings who are 2 ½ years apart. The little boy was 18 months old and the older sister was 3 ½ years old. During our time together the little brother was in need of attention. He was fussing, crying and [...]

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Will I Love My Second Child? Your Expanding Heart


When I was pregnant with my second child one of my great concerns was how was I going to love another child as much as I loved my first-born son. I was so smitten with my son. We were so bonded. We both got excited when we saw each other. We had such good times [...]

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Purifying your Home

Unfortunately in today’s world our environments are saturated in toxicity. From our air, to our cleaning supplies, and even our furniture can be laden with chemicals. The fact is, if we aren’t taking steps to purify our environments then we are consuming harmful chemicals. Many of us are conscious of the toxicity in our bodies, […]

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The Benefits of Cooking with Your Kids

In a world where the average family barely has time to make dinner, it may seem like a whole lot of extra work to have your children join in. At first it very well may be, but teaching our children the importance of home cooking far outweighs the extra patience we may need. Having your […]

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