bringing home a new baby

Cultivating Sibling Love

May 11, 2012

SuperBoy and SweetPea have a wonderful relationship–so long as you don’t force SuperBoy to sit for a photo with his baby sister. We had to take these photos sideways. They’re adjusting to life together. SuperBoy occasionally shouts “No!” and then “No, thank you!” (once corrected) in her direction. But overall, he pets her head, asks her for kisses when he’s injured, and helps me awaken her to nurse by saying “Wakey wakey, eggs & bakey!” Note the sequence: she begins & ends her photo shoot alone.

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