All this change can be hard for older siblings to handle. But parents can prepare kids for an addition to the family. Discussing the pregnancy in terms that make sense to kids, making some arrangements, and including kids in the care of the newborn can make things easier for everyone. During Pregnancy To tell a child about an impending sibling, consider your own comfort level and your child's maturity level. It may be more useful to explain that the baby will arrive in a particular season, such as winter or when it's cold outside.
SoCal Father Charged With Murder, Sex Abuse of Infant Girl
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Published Wednesday, Jan. Matthew Brendan Warner, 30, showed no emotion during a court hearing where he was charged with one count each of murder, assault on a child causing death, torture, oral copulation or sexual penetration with a child 10 years or younger and aggravated sexual assault of a child. Outside court, grandmothers on both sides of the baby's family had differing versions of Warner. It's not even conceivable. Not him," said Victoria Law-Thomson, Warner's mother. Nan Allison, Warner's mother-in-law, is furious.
Christopher M. Bour pleaded guilty to buying a child for sex, possessing child pornography and three counts of producing child pornography. Hillard, whom Bour met in through a dating service, also pleaded guilty in the case and is awaiting sentencing. Hillard has admitted to being in the room with Bour and the baby on all but the last meeting, when he paid her extra to be alone with the baby.
Print Having a second child is often much easier than the first — no fears of the unknown or doubts about how to take care of your baby. But along with this confidence comes a new set of challenges. Involving your child in caring for the new baby encourages your toddler to see themselves as a big brother or sister. If you can keep your toddler happy, the rest is likely to fall into place. A little brother or sister can appear very threatening to a toddler.