Author: Dori J. Mages, MSW, LCSW

If you are home on spring break with your teen, you have probably experienced her lack of interest in doing anything over break- asserting that she "just wants to chill." If your teen has no plans to go on a trip for break and YOUR idea of spring break isn't watching him focused on some variation of a screen (video games, social media, texting, tv, taking selfies, etc.) while on the couch eating snacks, then why not make the time off from school an opportunity for your family to chill out together?

AAheldbybigsistershospHow are you going to handle the change?

When you have a new baby on the way, so many questions go through your mind.  Am I going to be a good parent?  Will my baby be healthy?  Will s/he sleep through the night?  What do I do when…?

When you have a second, third, fourth, etc. baby on the way, the biggest question most parents who have already had at least one child ask is, “How is my older child going to adjust to a new baby?

You’ve probably heard some of the classic ways the big sibling can adjust to the new baby in the house:  have