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Idea for new MN book - 2nd plus kids

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popmum Mon 20-Jun-05 13:22:43

Are there/ can there be any plans for another MN book on coping with your 2nd + child? Strikes me there are quite a few who are now on 2nd + pregnancies/ births and all the other books are mainly about the baby rather than coping with a small child + new baby.
Topics could include - coping with jealousy, feedking times, day to day routines, day ofthe birth, getting out and about etc - i'd be interested? Anyone else?
What does MN think?

popmum Tue 21-Jun-05 15:58:28

no one?

champs Tue 21-Jun-05 23:11:50

good idea

PiccadillyCircus Tue 21-Jun-05 23:12:47

I think it is a good idea (although unlikely to be printed in time for DS2/DD's birth in September

Caligula Tue 21-Jun-05 23:15:04

I think it's a very good idea. When I was pregnant with my second child I found only one book on the subject (imaginatively titled "Your Second Child"). I can't actually remember anything it said, now.

handlemecarefully Tue 21-Jun-05 23:39:48

There's a book called something like "three shoes one sock" or something like that, by Libby Purves I think, which is about the transition from one child to two....

handlemecarefully Tue 21-Jun-05 23:42:29

No, it was by Rebecca Abrams - have just checked it on Amazon.


Anyway, just 'cause it has been done before doesn't mean there isn't space for more than one or two books on the subject.

Dior Tue 21-Jun-05 23:43:47

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kama Tue 21-Jun-05 23:54:27

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hunkermunker Tue 21-Jun-05 23:58:32

Definitely a good idea!

And that three socks a hairbrush and a nervous breakdown or whatever it's called can't corner the market

Rachel (mumsnet) Wed 22-Jun-05 13:47:38

Thanks for this. There are a few ideas for new books under discussion and this is a good suggestion...certainly one to mull over at next meeting. We'll keep you informed on any developments.

Rachel

Caligula Wed 22-Jun-05 14:44:14

One on teenagers as well please, long before mine get there (so that's a 7 year deadline! )

nailpolish Wed 22-Jun-05 14:47:03

i bought that 3 socks one hairbrush whatsit book and i thought it was rubbish. very longwinded and boring, not much useful information really

Pruni Wed 22-Jun-05 14:51:19

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handlemecarefully Wed 22-Jun-05 22:44:54

Blimey, sorry for breatheing!

Nemo1977 Wed 22-Jun-05 22:46:24

i would be interested as no.2 is due in dec and i have 20mth old...tips on getting them involved in pregnancy aswell would be good.

WideWebWitch Wed 22-Jun-05 22:47:02

Oh god, yes, one on teenagers and tweenagers. Please. Quick.

Ladymuck Wed 22-Jun-05 22:48:01

Er WWW, you do realise they rely on us to write the stuff don't you.

WideWebWitch Wed 22-Jun-05 22:48:36

Bollocks Ladymuck, there's a fine idea messed right up!

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