Are you frustrated with the combat-zone atmosphere of your home, as your children constantly argue and fight? There is a solution. Dr. Cartmell explains how to use biblical principles and relational skills to deal positively and effectively with sibling rivalry. Transform your home's ambiance into one that fosters respectful relationships!
Here's a funny, rhyming cure for sibling rivalry! Imagine a little boy selling his younger sister to stop the fighting, tattling, and everyday annoyances she creates. But who'll be his playmate? Your kids will love this delightfully illustrated lesson on how brothers and sisters need each other---and can get along. Ages 4 to 6. 32 pages, softcover from Zonderkidz.
In this typically funny, sweet Little Critter picture book, our young hero thinks of all the wonderful things he is going to be able to do with his little brother. They will go out together on Halloween, fight bullies successfully, ride bikes, and more. But it becomes clear on the last page that the joys of having a brother will have to wait. First, Little Critter's baby brother must learn to walk!
Can brothers and sisters really be best friends? Yes. Co-written by real-life siblings Sarah, Stephen and Grace (ages 22, 16, 12) and illustrated by their cartoonist dad, this lighthearted volume offers perceptive insights and practical tips on how kids in the same family can forge lifelong supportive relationships as God intended. This activity and coloring book is designed to reinforce the lessons from the original book Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends.
Small Bear is an only child who is out-growing his little bed. Papa Bear makes him a new larger one and explains that a new baby will soon need the little bed. Small Bear soon has a new baby sister. Now he is THE BIG BROTHER! "That night he stretched out proudly in his bigger bed. "Aah!" he said. "Being a big brother is going to be fun." Recommended for ages 4 to 8.
The Best Worst Brother Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen Retail Price: $14.95 CBD Price: $7.49 Buy 48 or more for $7.12 each.
( In Stock ) Emma tries to enjoy three year old Isaac, but his behavior is maddening! This sequel to We'll Paint the Octopus Red is an endearing look at a sibling relationship between a typically developing sister and her brother with Down syndrome.
"I can't imagine having a plain old sister," writes Ryan Clearwater, age ten, in one of the 45 essays in Views from Our Shoes. Ryan and the other boys and girls whose essays are featured in this collection range in age from four to eighteen. They share their experiences as the brother or sister of someone with a disability--the good and bad aspects, as well as many thoughtful observations; they are siblings of people with a variety of special needs, including autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, chronic health conditions, attention deficit disorder, hydrocephalus, visual and hearing impairments, Down and Tourette syndromes. These personal tales introduce siblings to others like them, perhaps for the first time, and allow them to compare experiences.
Sisters David McPhail Retail Price: $6.99 CBD Price: $5.99 Buy 24 or more for $5.69 each.
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Sisters are different in many ways, but are alike in others-help encourage your children to learn that despite their differences, the greatest thing siblings have in common is their love for each other! Filled with animated illustrations of all the different and same things that sisters share. Excellent for all ages!
In this well-loved Little Critter picture book, our funny young hero has to get used to a new baby sister. What a problem. The baby doesn't pay attention when Little Critter reads to her. She cries when he makes silly faces. And she can't understand the jokes he tells. It's seems like an impossible task, but Little Critter finally figures out what you CAN do with a new baby--and becomes a very good brother. Recommended for ages 4 to 8.
Our New Baby Catherine Mackenzie Retail Price: $3.99 CBD Price: $3.49 Buy 48 or more for $3.32 each.
( In Stock ) This is an ideal book to share with a young child who is waiting for a new brother or sister. Jane and Tom discover about babies and families and how it is that God cares for everyone...including the new baby.
Brothers may squabble and fight, but when it comes right down to it, the relationship between brothers is often the closest and most enduring of a boy's life. Here, P. K. Hallinan draws on his experience of raising two sons to illustrate the many facets of the relationship. We see the boys playing together, sharing in chores, helping one another, disagreeing, and laughing themselves silly. What they know is that just being together is the best thing of all. P. K. brings his usual warmth and humor to the rhyming verse and bright watercolors. Ages 2-5.
Handling the ups and downs of sibling relationships isn't always easy. This book gives girls advice on dealing with teasing, tattling, and fighting, as well as on playing and staying close as a family. Plus, inside are special extras including photo frames, door hangers, and a Sibling Constitution to help families establish ground rules, rights, and responsibilities.
A new baby's arrival is an occasion of joy, excitement and anticipation. Yet for a young child, it can be cause for bewilderment, worry, and distress. The best way to help a child through this family transition time is through wise preparation, loving reassurance, and by gently inviting the child's participation in preparing for and taking care of the new baby. Hand-in-hand with endearing elf characters, author Emily Menendez-Aponte shows the way to help your child welcome the new arrival in the family in this useful book. Softcover; 32 pages. 8" x 8".
The Day I Had to Play with My Sister Crosby Bonsall, Crosby Bonsall Retail Price: $3.99 CBD Price: $3.59
( Usually ships in 24-48 hours. ) Older brother thinks he knows the rules to hide-and-seek. But little sister has her own idea of how to play. And the resulting confusion, compounded by a lively dog, is hilarious. Now available for the first time in full-color and reformatted as a My First I Can Read Book, Crosby Bonsall's appealing story and simple text will delight emergent readers.
Peter Is Just a Baby Marisabina Russo Retail Price: $16.00 CBD Price: $14.40
( Usually ships in 24-48 hours. ) This charming, light-hearted book is the perfect story for any child adjusting to a younger sibling. Peter can't do any of the things that his big sister can. She can leap and skip, but he can only crawl. She only cries for very important things-like scraping her knee-but Peter cries all the time. She can use grown-up words and count in French; he can only say "dada" and "baby."
But after all, Peter is just a baby. Though maybe now that he's having his first birthday party, he'll be the sibling his big sister has dreamed of.
This tall board book for young children will offer a charming first look at the soft and sweet world of babies. Toddlers will enjoy this book because of its colorful illustrations as it helps to acclimate children to the idea of expecting a new baby. Recommended for ages 2-5.
On a plain old ordinary Tuesday, Oliver Keaton's parents bring home a new baby from the hospital. Their new baby is bald like a boy. Their new baby sounds like a boy. Their new baby even kicks like a boy. How can their new baby be a girl? Could it be that a little sister isn't the worst thing after all?
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( Available to ship on or about 01/11/14. ) Eve is not sure how she feels when a new baby arrives in the house, but she soon learns that being a sister can be fun. Grades K-1.