transitions

Speak To Your New Baby The Way You’d Speak To Your Older Kids 

Speak To Your New Baby The Way You’d Speak To Your Older Kids 

As I prepare for life with a new baby, I’ve been hearing a lot of advice on how to help my five-year-old daughter Maggie transition into her role of a big sister, a title she isn’t entirely thrilled about. “Read her some big sibling books,” people say. (Done.) “Let her…

How To Help A Kid Who Has A Tough Time With Transitions

How To Help A Kid Who Has A Tough Time With Transitions

Moving from one activity to another can be difficult, even for adults. It’s especially challenging for kids when the transition is being made from something enjoyable (such as playing or watching TV) to something less desirable (such as leaving a fun place or doing chores). When my son was a…