Results for older siblings
  • Forum Thread: Watching TV

    My sister-in-law has decided to have a television-free home because she says it’s better for kids. I actually enjoy watching television myself and my kids like a little TV time late in the afternoon when they’re getting tired and I’m preparing dinner. Do you allow your kids to watch...
  • Forum Thread: How can you get HELP around the House?????

    Now that my two oldest children are 4 and 6, I have started to get them involved more in cleaning the house. While it isn't always easy, I have noticed major progress in their abilities to help out. Every week they get to pick out the job they want to perform each day and the jobs range from...
  • Forum Thread: Getting Kids to Share..

    Sharing with siblings and other children can be a difficult concept for small children and even preschoolers to understand. Echoes of “THAT'S MINE!!!!!” can be heard in nearly every household with small children. What are some of the ways you encourage your children to share with...
  • Forum Thread: Husband and older step children

    i just jad my daughter in sep she was 3 months early she is considered a micro preemie she weighed 2 pounds at birth we were in the hospital 2 months it made me and my husband closer at first then as my daughter got better and she was out of the hospital and we started having his 5 and 3 year old boys...
  • Forum Thread: Big age difference

    My son will be 9 when our daughter is born in September. We are trying very hard to spend extra time with him and let him know how much we love him. And we have talked with him about how the new baby is going to take up a lot of time, but that we still love him. We have also tried to include him in a...
  • Forum Thread: 10 month old, and pregnant again!

    My daughter Jasmine is 10 months old, and I'm 8 weeks pregnant. My morning sickness was so bad the first time around, thankfully it's not as bad this time. I don't know how I'll be able to handle it. Jasmine will be about 18 months by the time this one is born, and honestly I'm freaking...
  • Forum Thread: Teenagers and a Newborn!!

    Hello, I am a new mom again, I have a 15yr old step-daughter, a 13yr old son and a 6 week old! While they are very helpful at times, at other times I feel as if my 15yr old step-daughter is trying too hard to play mother hen to the baby. I am very defensive this time around as far as keeping my mother...