Talking to Kids About Becoming a Big Sibling

Talking to Kids About Becoming a Big Sibling

by Twigtale

How do you announce the impending arrival of a new baby? You might send friends a sweet bitmoji, take your family to brunch, or just post a an awesome YouTube video. But the even harder question is how do you tell your existing children that one more will be joining the ranks?  We thought we would turn to some experts (a.k.a moms) and hear how they imparted the news. 

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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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