compassion in kidsAwaiting the birth of a second child brings many questions:  Do I have enough love to share?  How will we cope with the increased workload of two children?  And, of course, how can we best support our first child in the transition to life as a big brother or sister?  The key to helping your child prepare for this transition is to understand and appreciate the dramatic changes to family life brought by the birth of a new baby.  Loss of the normal routine, having to share the spotlight, and enjoying less undivided attention can leave an older child wondering “What about me?”