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!
I’m glad you re-visited this. It gives me hope. 😉