Entries in the Category 'Siblings issues'

How to stop siblings from fighting

October 17th, 2011 / No Comments

If you have more than one child, chances are they fight. Well-meaning parents sometimes do more to aggravate the situation rather than help the children come to a solution. Babysitters.net offers the following “10 Solutions to Constantly Fighting Siblings.”  Try these out and see if your kids will keep the fighting to a minimum. Sibling […]

Dealing with sibling’s constant bickering

September 23rd, 2009 / 4 Comments

A recent conversation with a mom with 3 little kids prompted my post on Getting Control of Your Frustrations. Before I had kids, I was known to be a mild and gentle person. “Katy never gets mad.” But what happened to her after the kids came?? Children have the power to bring out the worst […]

Not a convenient babysitter

October 24th, 2007 / 2 Comments

I have seen many families where the older siblings resent the younger ones because they’ve been expected to babysit their younger brother or sister. You’ve probably seen movies where this is depicted – an annoying little sister that tags along on the sister’s date. I think one of the things that irritates sibling relationships are […]

Stop the sibling quarrels

September 19th, 2007 / 5 Comments

You’ve heard it said that a good defense is a strong offense. When it comes to dealing with problems between siblings, this principle certainly holds true. When brothers and sisters fight constantly, no amount of screaming, threats, or punishment seem to be able to abate it. I think the best way to deal with sibling […]

Stop the bickering!

June 21st, 2007 / 2 Comments

So what do you do when your children drives you up the wall with their constant fighting? In my previous post, I gave suggestions for proactively building good relationships among siblings. But if the fighting is so constant that they make it impossible to have any normal family time, try these Do’s and Don’ts: DON’T […]

Preventing Bickering

June 20th, 2007 / 3 Comments

Several people have told me that my children are strange. My children do not bicker. We can go a long road trip with absolutely no fighting in the backseat. They share their toys and play games together. I have three children – my son is 18 months older than my daughter, and there is a […]