sibling conflict

Welcoming a New Sibling into the FamilyIt doesn’t have to cause resentment!

Adding a sibling can be a rough transition for the whole family, especially for children. You may imagine how fun it will be to see...

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How Oranges Can Teach CompromiseUse creativity to help kids find a Win-Win!

Your kids are arguing – (again!) – about what game to play, who got the bigger serving of pie, and who had more time playing...

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When to Intervene in Sibling Squabbles

They’re at it again. You can hear them in the next room and you want it to stop. Now. Your children are having a heated...

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How Expecting Your Kids to Fight Can be a Good ThingDon’t miss a great opportunity to prepare kids for life.

“He hit me!!!” “She took my marker!” Have you ever thought – “I am just refereeing 24/7, and I certainly have better things to do...

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Tired of Sibling Fighting? We can help

Parents of siblings… did you ever think it would be this hard? You imagined your kiddos as best friends, being there for each other throughout...

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The Peace ProcessTeaching Reconciliation In Your Home

In our Sibling Conflict online course we teach something called The Peace Process, using the steps Calm, Understand, Solve, Celebrate. The story below is from a...

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Should I Require Fighting Kids to Apologize?Read this mom’s story of genuine reconciliation

Sibling conflict can be discouraging as parents wonder, “Will these kids ever learn to get along? Will they ever be close?” Jim and I wondered...

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Respond to Sibling Conflict with Wisdom and Confidence (Video link)Connected Families' Four-Level Framework

Kids fight. Sibling conflict is a reality in just about every family. It is hard to know how to parent with wisdom and confidence in...

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4 Sure-Fire Tips for Parents to Survive the Summer

It’s summer again, and you know what that means: a totally different rhythm to schedules and family time, with lots of time for connection… and...

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How to Develop Empathy in Kids (Part 1)

Developing empathy for others is one of the greatest gifts we can give our kids. It’s a “must have” if we want to equip them...

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