If you have more than one child in your home you've probably pondered the sibling rivalry issue. Sibling fighting a jealousy usually begins after the birth of the second child and continues all through childhood. Thankfully there are things you can do to minimize and stop sibling rivalry and encourage a kind, loving relationship between siblings. I've collected expert tips from around the web to help you (and me) in our parenting multiple children.
5 Posts About Sibling Rivalry:
1. What is sibling rivalry?
The Web MD explains why sibling rivalry occurs. Read why they say fairness, sharing, personality and attention matter.
2. 20 expert tips to stop sibling rivalry
Dr. Sears has 20 excellent tips to stop this rivalry in it's tracks. As a well recognized parenting expert this is worth the read!
3. 8 great steps to stop sibling rivalry today.
Your Modern Family has 8 great things for you to try. These sometimes quirky tips are definitely worth a try! I love the book she recommends and the compliments idea is worth a try!
4. 6 smart ways to get your kids to stop fighting
Live Well Spend Less has some great tips to stop the fighting. I love rule number four. House rules apply to everyone!
5. 5 sibling rivalry tips that will make you a pro
Impact Parenting has the best short list. I love their number one tip: Stay out of it, don't give the kids attention for fighting. The other tips are great too.Note: This post may contain some affiliate links.
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