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Survival Guide to Welcoming A New Baby: Sibling Edition

Welcoming a new baby to his siblings is a joyful time, sure. But it’s also a bit of a mess. Toddlers, with their lack of frontal lobe development, emotional regulation, and executive functioning skills, can take the arrival of a new sibling especially hard. That leaves newborn parents, already sleep-deprived, adding tantrum taming and jealousy placating to the daily load.  That was our experience, anyway. The most difficult part of Tiny A’s “fourth trimester” (the

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Who is Ish Mom?

Hi! I’m Megan.

I’m a writer, community builder, and alchemist.

I live in Richmond Indiana with my stupidly amazing husband and our three boys, Big, Little A, and soon-to-be A. The oldest was diagnosed with autism around age two.

Poke around and find out more. I always aim to tell it to you straight while keeping you in stitches.

What is Ish Mom?

I’ve got layers. And Ish Mom represents them all. I write about parenting, makeup, books, autism, social psychology, local businesses and happenings, nutrition, people of interest, and more.

But, why Ish Mom? It’s my tongue-in-cheek reclamation of a frequent insult throw around in Sanctimommy groups—Shit Mom. We’re all “shit” at something-fix or embrace it, but don’t worry about it.

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