11 Great Books for Older Siblings - The B&N Kids BlogHere are the most positive, heartwarming big sister books that your child will love. Becoming a big sister is a pretty big deal. Especially if you happen to be just two years old. And one of the absolute best ways to prepare your child to become a big sister is to read her lots of high-quality books about becoming a big sister. Unfortunately, a lot of the typical big sister books present the experience of becoming a big sister as a completely negative life change. Better get lots of rest while you still can!
The 10 Best Books For First Borns Who Are About To Become Big Brothers Or Sisters
When we told our son Clark that he would become a big brother — showing him ultrasound images and explaining that my belly would get bigger as the baby grew — he took it well, maybe better than we expected. This was good. Still, there were other signs that maybe the news was causing him anxiety. He was clingy when I dropped him off at daycare, and sometimes paid an excess amount of attention to my belly. So we ordered a few online, and told him they were gifts from his soon-to-be baby brother.
The addition of a new baby is an exciting experience for a family. Who is this new person? Will this baby replace me? These are just some of the things your older child may be wondering. The day after she arrived, my mother read me a now out of print book called The Love Cup.
We wanted to share one of our most popular sections at The Reading Bug Whether you are expecting another baby or already have one, there are some great resources that are fun and entertaining for the whole family! Those marked with an asterisk include specific circumstances such as dealing with jealousy, single-parent homes and premature babies. Snuggle the Baby by Sara Gillingham is a lift the flap board book that is ideal for young big siblings. The book has a moving parts on every two page spread so that big brother or sister can interact with it as mom or dad reads about all the things that baby likes to do. Note that the baby cut-out from the next to last page should be taken out so that it can be tucked in under the blanket on the last page of the book.