July 30, 2013

The Art of sibling rivalry

I come from a large family. My parents were brave enough to have four children and still maintain their sanity.  Growing up, it was fun having so many kids in the house because if I was fighting with one of my siblings, I could always go play with someone else. I guess what I’m saying is – I liked having options.


But let’s be real here… sooner or later, every child with siblings gets upset with his brother or sister. Siblings can often adore and detest each other in one fell swoop. How exhausting!


Many different things can cause siblings to fight. Most brothers and sisters experience some degree of jealousy or competition, and this can flare into quarrels and bickering. KidsHealth offers the following steps to promote peace in your house:



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