Sibling bonds are important and spending time with siblings can be fun! At the same time, it can be upsetting when siblings are loud, have too much energy or touch our belongings without asking.
When only one child is overweight, they key is to emphasize healthy eating and appropriate portion sizes.
Regardless of the cause, remember that this is normal behavior and it will pass!
Start talking to your kids about the new arrival when you would feel comfortable sharing with others.
Children’s National psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD, explains gift jealousy and offers tips for parents on preventing and managing gift jealousy among siblings.