How to Tell Your Tweens You’re Having a Baby

Let’s say you’re between the ages of 11 and 14, and your parents have said that they have a surprise for you. You’re sitting at the table with a box that smells like chocolate chips, and your mom says, “Ok. You can open your box.” The message is confusing, but it looks like you’re going to be a big sister. What!? I’m already a big sister. “No, you’ll have a new sibling.” The reaction of these tweens can’t be missed. You’ll laugh yourself silly.