Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-17-2012, 10:07 AM   #1
MamaLump's Avatar
MamaLump
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 948
Books about adding baby #2?

Hello all,
I am currently 10 weeks pregnant with baby #2. DS was/is a challenging baby, and I want to be as prepared as possible (I know it is impossible to be completely prepared) for adding another child. I'm worried about balancing routines, jealousies, and how clingy my DS already is (he is 18 months now, should be around 25 months when #2 arrives). Anyway, I'm headed to the library this afternoon or tomorrow, so I wondering if there were any books you could recommend.
Thanks!!
MamaLump is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 02:55 PM   #2
EmilytheStrange's Avatar
EmilytheStrange
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Mountain Home, ID
Posts: 7,418
My Mood:
Re: Books about adding baby #2?

well, I like this one and it has a big brother version on the back. But I have not read the big brother version

I have no clue why only the spanish version of the sister one is coming up but the brother one would be the same author

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS.../chrisficti-20
__________________
SAHM to Magnolia May (09/10) and Luke Russett (04/13) and wife and best friend to my airman.
EmilytheStrange is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 03:26 PM   #3
mrspopo
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,533
Re: Books about adding baby #2?

We have an 18m, and I'm 15 weeks along. That's an awesome idea, I think it would be really fun to do a book about it. Although DD loves dolls and all things baby. I haven't really talked to her about it yet because I don't know how much she would understand, and 6 more months is an eternity to her.

Do you mean you want a book to explain to your DS, or a book for you to make the transition easier? I might have to look into both
mrspopo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 03:27 PM   #4
Leiiki's Avatar
Leiiki
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: WI
Posts: 4,869
My Mood:
These are the ones we've found for DD. Most of the others I've looked at were too focused on sibling rivalry, and I don't think I want to introduce that idea.

Baby on the Way (Sears)
Waiting for Baby
The New Baby (Mayer)
I'm a Big Brother/I'm a Big Sister (Cole)
What Baby Needs (Sears)

There are a couple episodes of Arthur that cover adding a sibling, particularly the series with Binky's adopted sister, Mei Lin.
__________________
Wife to my best friend , SAHM to DD1 (4/15/10) and DD2 (5/16/13)
ISO/IHA
Leiiki is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.