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
Mamas Like Me chimes in with a few things that you can do to get your older children ready for their new sibling. One idea is to make a Big Sibling Gift...like our 'The Super Incredible Big Brother/Sister book!' OR try adding a personalized placemat or coloring book to a big sister/brother kit. Great ideas! Thanks, Mamas Like Me!
Words to remember
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!"
Little gift for older sibling when baby arrives--I like the idea of giving big brother or sister a camera to take pictures!
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!
big brother/big sister printable gift tags to use for baby gifts for the older siblings.
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
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]
No New Baby: For Siblings Who Have a Brother or Sister Die Before Birth
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
older sister younger brother quotes | ... so hard to be a big sister. I’m like a younger version of my Mom
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
big brother new born sister picture ideas | Such fun inspiration for little sister/big brother photos!
so sweet...big sister or big brother shot checking on their new baby brother/sister.
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.
Put together a "Big Brother" or "Big Sister" kit as a gift at the hospital for the older siblings.
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
Pregnancy announcement idea: Dad, Mom, older sibling and baby-to-be's birth years.
Someone please make me #4!!!!! Spring rush might have officially come to a close, but while the new members are settling into their new sororities, sophomores are in a scramble to craft for their soon-to-be littles. We want to show these NMs just how much we love them and crafting is one way to surely make them feel welcome! There are many different approaches to big-little week but here are some great crafting ideas to make this year’s big-little week the most amazing week ever.
The magic happens through the glass big sister and her new baby brother, Newborn pictures
Big Brother Little Brother Little Sister Big Sister sibling shirts onesies set gift baby shower photo prop Patches and Puppies on Etsy, $46.95
Siblings...umm, how perfect is this for little Will and his new sibling...i think my boy loves trains more than he will his sibling...might be the only way we get them to take pictures together!
Photography - people
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What I really love about this page is that it tells a story. When doing heritage scrapbooking, a picture is not sufficient to speak a thousand words. Help the reader to get to know the life of their family that came before them. Project - My Nana : FF 7-23-10
Great idea for baby's room--let the older brother or sister make the artwork