When you give you firstborn a sibling you give them a partner in life! The First and Most lasting friendship they may ever know. To learn more about it I highly recommend the book The Sibling Effect – Check out the Ted Talk or this article from Time Magazine. This article from Fatherly is very thorough and covers both the many benefits and some of the drawbacks of having a sibling. Learn about how we are shaped or your life success shaped by siblings. These articles all together they impress upon us the importance of the decision we have made for our child, a decision they could never have made.
Making the most of it takes special effort, You already know this or you would not be reading this now. But here are some ideas on how to make the most of it. Creating a harmonious home that fills us with the perfect environment for making memories. Our children take their cues from us, setting a good example goes a long way in creating forever friend.
Building their oh so crucial relationship starts now with the best intention and a lot of love.