{Parenting} How To Deal With Sibling Rivalry

November 6, 2012 in All Posts, Parenting

Did you fight with your siblings growing up?

No one believes me, but I swear the first real fight I ever had with my brother was when he was 18 and I was 21, and we were both away at the same college and finally had “real” things to fight about.

It came as a total shock to me that children actually fight with each other verbally, physically, and emotionally when I had my own kids.  A lot of it I owe to them being so close in age, but to me, that’s no excuse.  So, I’ve had to change a few of my own parenting habits to encourage a healthier relationship between my two.

Come visit me over at The Golden Gleam where I share my 5 Ways To Deal With Sibling Rivalry that have worked in our house.  What has worked for YOU?  Please share with us here in the comments or over on Rebekah’s blog!

How To Deal With Sibling Rivalry

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Chrissy – who has written posts on The Outlaw Mom® Blog – Creative Living in a Conventional World.


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