Sibling conflict is unavoidable. It’s just part of life with young humans whose “life-giving skills are still developing,” Cartmell explains. But that conflict can have benefits.
When a new baby arrives, an older sibling may become jealous. Here are some ideas on how to make sure you give enough attention for two and not wear yourself out.
Here are some tips parents can use to encourage kindness between siblings.
How do you parent sibling conflicts? You may have more success by knowing one secret: how your birth order affects your kids—in their birth order?
Raise kids who treat each other with kindness
You can encourage stepsiblings to bond through shared experiences.
Help the kids already in your home adjust to the arrival of new siblings.
Yes, siblings can get along. Here are some tips for training your children to support each other and treat each other well.
Because of birth order, the place in their families of origin, spouses have different experiences growing up, and that shapes behavior, personalities and relationships with each other.
Foster your children’s relationships with each other so they can learn to appreciate what makes each sibling unique.