I Don't Have "Just" One Child

I Don't Have "Just" One Child

by Victoria Fedden

I don’t get upset when someone asks why I only have one child. I just smile politely and explain to them (usually in a little more detail than they bargained for) that a million different variables simply didn’t add up in the right place and the right time for us to have a larger family.

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I'll Be the Oldest Mom at Nursery School

I'll Be the Oldest Mom at Nursery School

BY ELLEN SEIDMAN

“Is this your first?” people ask, staring at my bulging belly.

“No,” I’ll tell them, “It’s my third!”

I get a little gleeful every time I hear this question, affirmation that I look younger than my years. If you only knew how old I am, I think. 

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It’s Tough Being a Toddler

It’s Tough Being a Toddler

by Twigtale

Some days it may seem like your toddler is actively trying to make your job harder, but Dr. Karp promises he is not. It's just that he is a little like a miniature caveman who may not see the value in patience and logic. Dr. Karp outlines four major struggles that our primitive little children face every day. 

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Taking Care of Mom When A New Baby Joins The Family

When a new baby joins the family, naturally your toddler may have a hard time with the transition. But how are YOU adjusting? Emma Jenner, child development and behavioral specialist, reminds us that “now it is paramount that you think about yourself, as well as the baby.” Here are a few tips for an easier transition for Mom.

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Savannah’s Personalized Big Sister Book: Preparing Toddler for New Baby

by Carrie Southworth, co-founder

Our Twigtale Book:  Still Useful One Year After Baby! I had our second daughter, Lane, one year ago and Savannah’s personalized big sister book from Twigtale is still making an impact.  Just last night Savannah, 3.5 years old, asked if I could play with her.  I was frantically trying to give Lane her evening bottle and get her to bed before the bedtime meltdown was upon us.  

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Preparing your child for a new sibling

by Twigtale expert Allison LaTona, MFT

The first time you came home with a newborn, it was new, exciting, totally unfamiliar, and downright stressful. Now… you are about to have another (or maybe you just had another) and while it isn’t new to you, it is certainly new to juggle two, and it is often a big adjustment for your older child. So how do you prepare your child for the big change and help him or her adjust?

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