When we first found out that we were having “E”, we were told by many people that we better watch out for jealousy from “J”. While this did run through my mind quite often in the first few months, “J” never really showed jealousy towards “E”. He was the biggest helper that a younger toddler could be.
Now, as “E” is getting bigger, moving around more, and reaching for toys. This has not dampened the brotherly love. In fact it has only strengthened. I used to use my body to separate “J” from “E” while I nursed. If I do that anymore, “J” throws a fit that he doesn’t get to lay next to his brother!
This was how Husband and I enjoyed our morning with the kids the other day….not one hint of jealousy is there: