Tori Spelling tweeted a special announcement on Monday, one that’s been a long time coming. “I know there has been a lot of speculation, so I wanted everyone to hear from me…It’s official…Dean and I are pregnant!!!” The actress effectively confirmed the persistent rumor that Spelling, 37, is expecting her third child with Dean McDermott. Speculation started after Spelling attended the GLAD awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. The former 90210 star and McDermott are currently starring in their own reality show, Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings on Oxygen.
What changes do parents go through when they add a third child to the family?
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott are proud parents to son Liam, 4 and daughter Stella, 2 1/2, and are excited to add a third member to the family. That said, there’s a big difference between raising two and three kids. Cupid’s got some things to expect:
1. Middle child situation: With three kids, you naturally have the “forgotten” or middle child, the oldest child that gets all the attention and the youngest child that gets babied. Try your hardest not to let your kids fall into these stereotypes.
2. Jealousy: When you start adding more than one child to your family, jealousy rears its head and the child who used to get all of the attention is all of the sudden forced to share. Make sure you teach your kids that sharing is important from an early age.
3. More expenses: With three kids instead of two, that means more everything. It’s means more food, more room, more medical bills and more clothes. Make sure you can afford a third child before you have one.
Have some suggestions on how to handle a big family? Comment below.
For more on Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott:
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