My son is a little jelous of his baby sister and I try and spend time with both of them evenly but it is hard

HEATHER - posted on 08/15/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )

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My son will be 3 in November and my daughter is 3 months what should I do to spend more time with my son because he needs to know that I am here for him to and not just his sister

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Randi - posted on 08/15/2009

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My oldest daughter was 2 when i had her sister...well at first she was not,but as time came and her sister became moveable she did...this might sound mean or whatever... what i always did was and is.... spend a little more time with him and just tell him over and over how much you love him...and if you have there daddy around get him to watch the baby while you and your son go to the park or whereva...and when its nap time take him outside or play in his room with him instead of cleaning... i always save the cleaning for when my kids go to bed.... i hope you liked my advice....

Mara - posted on 08/15/2009

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My two sons are 22 months apart. When my youngest, Caleb, came around Grant was a big helper. I guess try to make the simple things you do with your daughter fun so your oldest wants to help. Make up a song about changing diapers, so he wants to be there with you having fun. Try to get him to play with her to see that you can share your time with both with out him having to compete for her attention. Then try to set aside some time each day (it could be just 15 minutes) doing what he loves doing.....Good luck. It does take a while to get used to two kids...

Tanyalee - posted on 08/15/2009

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Im kind of going throught the same thing too my son is 8 months old and alreayd hates other babies when i hold them...he hits them or pulls their hair...i just remind him that i still love him and that he is mommy's little boy and i spend time with him after im done with the other babies...he has to get used to it sometime because i plan on having another kid in the furture...so when your duagther is sleeping just try playing his favorite game with him or sit and read a book or something just have that one on one time with him whenever you can.

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