Siblings (9)

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Healthy Blended and Stepfamilies

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.

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Helping Siblings Share a Room

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.

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How to Create a New Sibling Chart – VIDEO

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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What is “Fair” for Siblings?

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.

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Sibling Rivalry

How can we nurture sibling love despite sibling rivalry? The estimable Dr. Joshua D. Sparrow, MD, child psychiatrist, helps parents work it all out.

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Do Parents Pick Favorites?

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.

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Making Room for Baby

New baby is coming! How can we help prepare our children for the imminent household revolution? Dr. Debra Lobato, PhD, lends us her words of sibling wisdom.