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Sibling Preparation:Preparing your Big Kid to be a Big Sib


251 West 72nd St, 2F, New York NY, US 10023

Type of Event

  • Workshop


Sep 16
19:30 pmto19:30 pm

2:30 to 3:45 pm.



$25 in advance

Full Description

Expecting a new addition to your family and worried about how your oldest child will adjust? Then you won’t want to miss this informative and helpful workshop with Rachel Cedar of You Plus 2 Parenting, which will guide you through strategies to ease your Big Kid into becoming a Big Sib. We will touch on the following topics:
When and how to break the news to your big kid about the pregnancy
Ways to teach your child about babies, what babies "do," and how he/she can help mommy when the baby comes
How to prepare your child for the separation while you have the baby
Strategies for making a smooth introduction between new siblings
Ways to address negative behavior or behavior regression after the baby arrives
Ways to balance the needs of both children and yourself during the post-partum recovery period

We will also discuss common worries and concerns that accompany the arrival of a new infant, such as feelings of guilt and sadness at the end of your "alone time" with one child. We guarantee you will come away feeling more prepared and informed about how to make this exciting yet overwhelming time much easier on your entire family.