Top 10 Tips To Ease Sibling Rivalry

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Remember if you have more than one child, sibling rivalry will occur.

Focus on the benefits of siblings, even the fighting.

Teach your children that fair does not mean equal.

Do not favor one of your children over others.

Spend one-on-one time with each child.

Treat children as individuals. Do not compare them.

Teach skills to resolve conflicts peacefully.

Model how you want your children to treat others.

Intervene only when someone is being (or about to be) hurt.

Create a home environment of respect and empathy.