Feb 19, 2008
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Taryn is a little less than thrilled about her new baby brother.  She’s adjusting.  Slowly.  She takes baby steps every day.  I think more than anything it scares her when he cries.  Two things she will do, give him a quick kiss on the head every now and then and tickle his feet.  Overall though, she’s not that impressed just yet.

So tonight when I asked her if she wanted to hold him and she said yes, I was a little surprised.  Everyone in the house came running and gathered around to see and praise her.  She did really well, and I think these images capture her true feelings…..

This is how we wish she would feel about her new baby brother (and she does about 1% of the time):


And reality (the other 99% of the time):


LOL!  I know she’ll adjust and come around, but boy has she been a challenging toddler mess the last few days.  I’ve had to remind myself many times that the adjustment is temporary….she will come around.  Eventually.

  • Hi Lyndsay! It is so great to see your updates since Teagan was born! You are one busy mom! He is just adorable, and Taryn gets more gorgeous every day! I love the look on her face in that second photo!

    I blame you for my new hobby — I have a blog now, too. But something tells me I have a lot more time to update it. 😉


    p.s. Where did you get his bedding? I really like it. You know, for the future.

  • Awwww….love the first picture but love the second one too 🙂 Glad she is adjusting, even if it’s incredibly slowly!!

  • I’m sorry but that second pic is histerical! 🙂 How old is she? My girl will be 2 and a half when my second is born… thanks for preparing me for reality! 🙂 Your pictures are stunning as always! Blessings to you and your new fam of 5!

  • Here’s me cracking up with that second picture.. the look on Taryn’s face is priceless…. something like ” is this what I had been waiting for so long? he only cries, poops and sleep.. what’s all the fuss about “… hysterical.
    She’ll get there!….

  • Oh man, I know how you feel! I thought I had gotten away with the jealousy with Teagun since he did so well when Emery came home…but it has finally hit, almost 3 months later and I am seriously at my wits end!!! I hope it passes quickly and if you learn any tips to help out, please share them with me!!!
    Love these pictures!!!

  • LOL that is so funny! Both pictures are priceless. I am sure she will adjust to him soon and become that protective older sister!

  • OH my goodness, both of those pics are priceless! lol.. You’re right though, she’ll definitely come around, and you’ll be posting the “she can’t get enough of him” photo =)

  • Jenn – the bedding is by Glenna Jean – but I do NOT recommend it. Once washed it looks like crap (soryy, but it does). I wanted to return it but they won’t take it back…which has me fuming 🙁

    Christine – T is 2 and a half!

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