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How to prepare your existing child for a new baby

How to prepare your existing child for a new baby

Deciding to expand your family is a significant step. Looking after one child is vastly different from looking after two. Likewise, two kids seem a breeze compared to three - and so on (apparently). There are loads of things to consider before rushing into a decision like this. It's something you should think long and hard about, to be sure you're making the best decision for your family. I remember being pregnant with Isla and carrying a toddler around, it was hard work. I still cannot believe there is only 18 months between them. VIEW the POST

Key steps to take to prepare your home for a new baby

Key steps to take to prepare your home for a new baby

If you’re getting ready to welcome a new baby into your home, you probably feeling equal parts nervous and excited. An excellent way to dial down the anxiety is to prepare your home well in advance, so you’re not worried about this when you’re also trying to adjust to being a new parent. We started doing it around the 20 week mark, after the initial shock had worn off. VIEW the POST

Classy ways to announce a pregnancy

There is hardly anything in the world more exciting than a new baby, and you probably want to share your big news with as many loved ones as possible. While outrageous baby announcements have gone viral over the past few years, few parents want to make a spectacle out of their new, private joy. If you want to spread news of your pregnancy in a sophisticated and elegant way, your options are limited.

Helping your toddler to bond with a new sibling

Helping your toddler to bond with a new sibling

The arrival of a new baby, a brand-new member of your family, is both exciting and daunting at the same time. When you first discovered that you were expecting another baby, you probably focused on the many benefits that having a new sibling would bring to your toddler. However, the reality of introducing a new baby to your home is often fraught with sibling rivalry and anxiety. Noah slapped Isla on the head the first time he met her! VIEW the POST

How to plan for the birth of your baby

How to plan for the birth of your baby

Creating a list to plan for the birth of your baby isn’t going to take just a few minutes; planning for the upcoming birth will take its time as there’s simply so much to be aware of and plan. Planning for the birth of your newborn is an exciting time and one in which you spendexcitingly anticipating meeting your new child and buying clothes and attending birth classes if you wish. These classes are optional, but you may find them hugely helpful, and they are also a great way to meet couples in the same position as you. After all, you have nine months to wait, so prepare yourself and eagerly await your due date.VIEW the POST

Preparing for baby’s arrival: What do you need to buy in advance?

Preparing for a baby is a very happy time, but there is a lot that you have to get done before your new born arrives. With all of my pregnant friends around me, it got me thinking about the things you really need. What do you need to purchase in advance in order to be certain that you have everything that your baby could possibly need once he or she is home with you? Check out my tips on what you need to be totally ready for baby’s arrival. A very special life event.