I think this month we can safely say the honeymoon period of having a sister for Ethan is over!
All was going very well between them but since Ethan’s two incidents at soft play we have seen anxiety in Ethan that we have never seen before.
Little E has a crying time at night, every night. She can start from 5pm and she normally stops by about 8.30pm. It is finally getting on Ethan’s nerves. Ethan has never liked the sound of crying and it was something we did worry about, but he was OK with Little E’s crying.
For the past week Ethan has been keeping himself to himself and sitting in the hall. I have found it quite upsetting as he was excluding himself from us, this was my biggest fear when we decided to become a family of four.
My Mum was able to get Ethan to connect with Little E again by making her dance in the hall. Ethan thought this was marvellous and joined in with her. Slowly but surely his love for Little E has come back, even if he does keep a bit more distance when she cries.