sibling rivalry

  1. Tips & Advice

    When is sibling teasing too much?

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    If there’s one consistent thing about families with more than one child, it’s the teasing and banter that goes on...
  2. Family Fun

    Games that older and younger siblings can play together

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    Dr. Fran Walfish, Beverly Hills child-and-family psychotherapist and author of The Self-Aware Parent , says a certain amount of...
  3. K-12

    Sibling rivalry stressors

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    Siblings are supposed to be best friends for life. But what if your kids spend more time at each other’s throats than...
  4. K-12

    Wish you'd stopped at one?

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    You love your children equally (hopefully), but they may not have quite as much love for each other. Sibling rivalry can be taxing...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: Do you ignore sibling rivalry?

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    As I write this, two of my children are fighting for the same turf. The object of desire: a cushy loveseat. Kicking, screaming, hair...
  6. K-12

    Siblings sharing a room has benefits

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    Of course we want to give the best to our kids. The best start in life, the best nutrition, the best education, the best...
  7. Tips & Advice

    Coping with sibling rivalry

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    Sibling rivalry can be a tough family dynamic to work through, but there's an upside to those sibling struggles. Sibling rivalry is...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Sibling rivalry: The good, the bad and how to deal

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    If you have more than one child, odds are that you are already dealing with sibling rivalry to some extent. Sibling rivalry can...
  9. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Sibling rivalry

    Sibling rivalry is as old as, well, the existence of siblings. While the strife between children can make parents want to jump from...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Real moms share: How I keep the peace in my home

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    There is a lot of love within a family, but there can also be a lot of tension, conflict and rivalry. Real moms share their...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Favoritism and sibling rivalry

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    How many times have you heard it? “It’s not fair!” Or “You let her do it. Why won’t you let me?!” Or the atom bomb of sibling...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Sibling rivalry/revelry

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    Listen to Your Mothers is a space to come together with the ones who understand the maternal struggle and joy best -- in the hopes...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Sibling rivalry: "Safe" conflict

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    One of the biggest challenges parents often face is dealing with sibling rivalry. No matter how hard you try to treat your children...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Sibling rivalry: Letting kids work it out

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    Sibling rivalry is frustrating for everyone -- parents and kids alike. Kids get angry with each other and lash out, and parents...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Is sibling rivalry a developmental phase?

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    Is sibling rivalry a developmental phase that all siblings go through? In every conflict, there are at least three sides: one side,...
  16. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Make peace with your siblings

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    Rare is the family that doesn't experience some level of sibling rivalry -- and it doesn't end when childhood ends. Even the closest...
  17. Parenting

    Do you play favorites with your kids?

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    If you've never been asked by your offspring which of them is your favorite, it's only a matter of time. And though most of us are...
  18. Tips & Advice

    3 Ways to stop sibling playdate jealousy

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    The afternoon starts simply enough. One of your kids has a friend over for a playdate. Things are going fine for a little while and...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Dealing with fighting siblings

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    Before I had kids, I was so smug. I was sure I'd be such an excellent parent that my children would never argue. They just wouldn't....
  20. Tips & Advice

    6 Tips to stop your kids from fighting

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    It's not easy to keep your cool when your kids are hurling insults (and sometimes furniture) at each other. "Stop fighting," you...