Make a book for the older sibling(s) before the new baby is born. Tells their birth story and prepares them to be a big brother/sister.
Affection & Touch
Make a "big sister" (or brother) kit to make new baby's birth-day exciting for the older ones, too.
Great gift for the older sibling of a new baby -- "Happy Big Sister Day!"
the super incredible big brother + sister book: Welcoming a new baby into the family is a special time for everybody, especially the big brother or big sister. In fact, there's no more important role. Help your big brother or big sister feel special and included with a book that rewards them for being a "super star." The book includes their name as well as the new baby sibling. They even get an award they can wear. $34.95
No New Baby: For Siblings Who Have a Brother or Sister Die Before Birth
Big sister or brother gifts for when new baby is born. It's important to make the siblings feel special on that special day as well!
Little gift for older sibling when baby arrives--I like the idea of giving big brother or sister a camera to take pictures!
LOVE THIS. When a new baby comes, a Big Brother/Sister Kit is one of the many things you can do to help an older child adjust. [A Wide Line: The Super Awesome Big Brother Kit]
Chicago Newborn Photography sibling newborn photography session big sister baby brother photo session
big brother/big sister printable gift tags to use for baby gifts for the older siblings.
Big Brother Little Brother Little Sister Big Sister sibling shirts onesies set gift baby shower photo prop Patches and Puppies on Etsy, $46.95
Bigger Brother Shirt OR Middle Brother, Applique Tee, For the new Big Sister, Great for bringing baby home, Fun for big and little siblings
Birthday Cupcake Shirt
how to prepare your toddler to be a big sibling (before baby is born). This is from the same blog, but talks about what she did to prepare BEFORE baby was born. I love these tips!
Books Worth Reading
The magic happens through the glass big sister and her new baby brother, Newborn pictures
big brother kit -- I love this idea for the new "big siblings" in a family when a new baby comes! I'm going to need 2 big brother kits and a big sister kit.
Ideas for Riley
Nina received this as a gift from her Spanish class when her baby brother was born (Big Sister gift). It was the sweetest idea and perfect bonding activity for us to do together. I'd like to give this as gift to a big brother or big sister someday.
Words to remember
The ORIGINAL Big Sis / Bro Shirt of its kind on Etsy, Hand Applique Tee, For the new Big Sister / Brother, Great for bringing baby home
Big Sister Shirt (or Brother) the ORIGINAL on Etsy, Hand Applique Tee, For the new Big Sis or Bro, Great for bringing baby home
The Day You Were Born Box ~ sort your memorabilia -- and memories -- into a collection of themed boxes: the birth story, the pregnancy, the news of the day, and so on. You can make it as big or as small as you like, depending on how many themes you want to include, then decorate... think of it as a sort of interactive baby album
Big Brother + Little Brother Long Sleeve T-Shirt: Whether they're the baby of the family or the big kid, little ones are always proud of their sibling status. Help them shout it from the rooftops in this 100% cotton t-shirt. Each is personalized with a name. Choose from five colors. Exclusively from RedEnvelope. $39.00
Big Brother + Little Brother Short Sleeve T-Shirt: Whether they're the baby of the family or the big kid, little ones are always proud of their sibling status. Help them shout it from the rooftops in this 100% cotton t-shirt. Each is personalized with a name. Choose from five colors. Exclusively from RedEnvelope. $29.00
Attach something to the stroller for your older child to hold onto, so that he feels included and so that you know exactly where he is, without rolling over his little feet. Make a Big Brother/Sister Handle out of something you’ve already got in the house. Some ideas are listed...
5 Ways to Prepare your Toddler to be an Older Sibling @Christina Childress Childress Childress shippy! I wish I had bought R a doll at ikea now! Great idea! Also, R LOVES having his own photo of "baby brother or sister" he is having trouble remembering that we know what ours is.
Lalaloopsy Mini Littles Doll, Peanut Big Top/Squirt Lil Top by Lalaloopsy. $9.62. Doll has movable arms, legs and head. Collect them all. Includes Mini Lalaloopsy doll, her pet and her Little?s sibling. From the Manufacturer Hold the cuteness of Lalaloopsy Littles in the palm of your hand. Mini Lalaloopsy Littles each come with their older sibling and an adorable pet. Product Description
IDEA! Create an advice wall/book/collection. Ask lots of older married couples for tips and thoughts helpful throughout marriage. Record them all - even the ones that don't make sense yet. Every anniversary, read through them and see the new purposes and relevance they hold in your marriage.
Big Sister + Little Sister Long Sleeve T-Shirt: Fresh and funny, just like them. Your little ones will get a kick out of our new tees, customized with one-of-a-kind graphics, fun sayings or clever one-liners that express their big personality. Personalize with their name to make it a real zinger. Exclusively from RedEnvelope. $39.00
Big Sister + Little Sister Short Sleeve T-Shirt: Fresh and funny, just like them. Your little ones will get a kick out of our new tees, customized with one-of-a-kind graphics, fun sayings or clever one-liners that express their big personality. Personalize with their name to make it a real zinger. Exclusively from RedEnvelope. $29.00
Marks and Spencers
Give someone the gift of choice with an M&S gift card. The credit card sized gift cards are handy and much more convenient than gift vouchers and can be spent in any UK M&S store or online. Celebrate the birth of a new baby with this brightly coloured gift card with coordinating greetings card. It's a great way to send a special gift to the new parents and lets them choose an item that Baby really needs. £10.00
Purchase a new Bible a year before your childs eventperhaps their 16th birthday or high school graduation. Then, take a year to read through it with a Bible reading plan making notations in the margin written specifically to your child. Make comments about the verses special significance. Mention how youve seen a truth of scripture lived out in their life. Warn them of pitfalls. Encourage them with favorite verses underlined. Then, on their big
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PRE-FALL 2013 Emilio Pucci / The sixties have been a big story for pre-fall so far. Dundas put his stamp on the decade via gravity-defying hems and a graphic palette of black and white. He's never been shy about showing a little (make that a lot of) leg, but the A-line shape of his shifts gave them an innocence that felt new for him. Still, for all of the insouciance on display, there was sophistication as well.