We all want peace and harmony in our families, but as every parent knows: kids fight. So what should exasperated parents do when their kids just will not play nice? Dr. Laura Markham offers us invaluable advice on how to manage sibling conflict and create a more peaceful environment for everyone in the family.
Ever feel like no matter how “fair” you are with your kids, they’re never satisfied? Is it possible to make siblings feel equal? Nancy Samalin, author of “Loving Each One Best: A Caring and Practical Approach to Raising Siblings” helps parents deal with those inevitable sibling inequalities.
As much as we want our kids to get along, the truth is, all siblings fight. It can be exhausting trying to keep things calm. Noël Janis-Norton, author of Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting, sheds light on creating peace between siblings–by staying out it!
Merging two families is no easy thing with so many different angles to consider. Shirley Cress Dudley gives some great advice on how to ensure a healthy and well-adjusted blended family.
Sharing a room with a sibling can bring up all sorts of conflict! Dr. Roni Leiderman shares tips and insights on how to keep the peace while sharing space.
Bringing home a new baby is a huge change for the family, especially for the child that suddenly becomes an older sibling. How can parents work together with children to prepare for the arrival of a new sibling? Watch this fun video of TMC CEO and Founder Abbie Schiller and her daughter creating a “New Siblings Chart” to help ease this big transition.
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How can we nurture sibling love despite sibling rivalry? The estimable Dr. Joshua D. Sparrow, MD, child psychiatrist, helps parents work it all out.
Okay, you don’t have to admit it. But, if you – like most parents – find that one of your kids lights you up more than the others, read on for renowned parenting expert Michele Borba’s tips on minimizing favoritism fallout in your family.