These colorful tales are designed to help prepare older siblings for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister. By providingdiscussion prompts, these books help give parents the language needed to speak to their older children in a way that is supportive, complimentary, and caring. Through a variety of descriptions from which toys are safe for babies and which are dangerous, to the importance of hand washing and picking up the baby only when a grown up is there to help Sam and Amanda learn what it means to be a big brother or sister. A discussion about the real-life issue of parents' temporary absence while at thehospital prepares youngsters for what might otherwise be a confusing and frightening time. The books' handy tip sheets succinctly detailhints for supporting the older child and is accompanied by a download link for an MP3, containing upbeat and catchy tunes that emphasize the special bond between brothers and sisters."
I'm Going to Be a Big Brother!
Nurturing Your Children Press