Mother's to 3 or more....advice plz???

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Mother's to 3 or more....advice plz???

Postby NorthCountryGirl1219 » Tue May 15, 2012 12:05 pm

Hi ladies, im currently ttc #3 and ive found myself wondering whats goning to be like...i have a 5 year old son and 3 year old daughter. I guess i want know how hard is it really?lol what should i prepare for....how should I prepare my older children when the time comes? Any advice or knowledge you can share would be appreciated! TIA
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Postby Onemoremakes4 » Thu May 24, 2012 2:30 pm

Hi! My two boys were 6 and 4 when my daughter was born. The oldest was a huge help. The younger wanted nothing to with her! She's 3 now and we are trying for number 4. I'm kind of worried how she will react. It will all be fine!
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Postby shoup_family » Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:20 pm

In my experience, the first 6 months of any baby is hard with the lack of sleep and all. But then everyone settles in and it gets a lot easier. I'm sure you will do great. Best of luck. :D
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Postby ageel2012 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:29 pm

I have 4 boys and ttc#5 and I have to say the hardest adjustment when my youngest son came 18 months ago was for my now 6 yr old. He was so excited when I was pregnant, but then shortly after his baby brother was born, he became to feel like he wasn't the baby of the family anymore therefore he wasn't going to get attention anymore, or be gramps baby anymore etc. So we continued with the weekly sleepovers at grampys, and we do a special day once a week with each kid that way they feel special and get to have some alone time with just us without their brother around, and the others during that time well they get to spend some much needed time with grammy and grampy
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Re: Mother's to 3 or more....advice plz???

Postby orionslight » Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:37 am

i am 18 weeks with my 11th baby. it seems like the first few weeks are the biggest period of adjust ment, and once you all et the hang of things baby settles right in and on goes life. with several children you gotta roll with the punches lol. i do have older kids who will help me so im lucky there. i just spend as much time with all my kiddos as i can, and try very hard to make sure nobody feels left out and their needs are met. sorry this is way late lol. hope it helps a little.
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Re: Mother's to 3 or more....advice plz???

Postby Paige86 » Sat Nov 17, 2012 9:42 am

My first 3 came all at once so I haven't had this issue yet. We are TTC number 4 now so my triplets will be over 2 atleast. I wonder how it will go
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