Twice as Much? – The Twin Concept

The ultrasound has just shown one, two or maybe even three little heads! Calm down and pick yourself off the floor. So you are expecting twins. Your feelings may range from “Why me”, “This is great”, “Oh my!” to “What have we done?” Either way there is an element of shock and you may wonder… [ Continue Reading ]

What if older child feels threatened by the arrival of a new baby?

The parents of five-year-old Amisha noticed an aloofness in her behaviour when her mother gave her the news of a new baby on the way. When asked about it, she replied, “Now my parents will not be mine alone, but somebody else’s as well”. The elder child’s psychology It is quite natural for a child… [ Continue Reading ]