How To Teach Siblings To Be Best Friends

Over the last few months, I’ve had a few questions and done a lot of thinking about how to develop sibling relationships and get my kids to play together. I’m either breaking up a quarrel or melting over joint giggles coming from the next room when I have two toddlers at home. My favourite aspect of motherhood is watching Lincoln […]

How To Help Older Children When The Baby Starts To Move Around The House

You’ve finished the books. You bought a t-shirt that said, “I’m a big brother.” While you’re nursing, you have a basket full of entertaining activities for him to do. When you get home from the hospital, you’re ready to make the transition from singleton to a sibling as painless as possible. However, after a few weeks, you’re perplexed. Wasn’t it […]

The Solution To Sibling Rivalry

Your children are squabbling. Again. They’re fighting in the living room about the remote. Or there’s always the iPad. Or whatever else comes to mind. “Get it together, guys!” You scream from across the room. The argument is still going on. You hear screaming in a couple of seconds. They don’t seem to be able to figure it out. In […]

Good Kid Vs. Bad Kid: Sibling Rivalry

It’s vital to remember that sibling rivalry is a natural part of childhood development. Children compete with one another for the praise and affection of their parents. Adult children, in fact, can still compete for their parent’s attention. One of our responsibilities as parents is to educate our children on how to get along with their siblings. After all, we […]

Kids Books About Sibling Rivalry

Sibling rivalry can wreak havoc on family time. Constant squabbling or unrelenting competitiveness could be quite taxing on parents’ nerves. Yes, there are parenting techniques for dealing with sibling rivalry, but a more subtle approach is sometimes necessary as well. Like cuddling up with sibling rivalry tale books and seeing where the discussion takes you. Using children’s books to address sibling […]