We’re Working on that “Getting Along” Thing

Growing up, I didn’t get along well with my brother. Two years younger than me, we were constantly competing for attention and the rivalry was pretty intense. Seriously intense. I hated him with passion, and it wasn’t until we were both out of the house and on our own that we made peace and became […]

Sibling Rivalry: The Age Wars

One of the big things I want as a parent in this house is peace. And harmony. I want that too. Unfortunately, I gave birth to 4 humans who are….human. They don’t always get along. Interestingly, the boys play together much better than I did with my siblings growing up. The younger ones can definitely […]

Sibling Rivalry: First, Address the Root Cause

Mary asked in the comments of Verbal Fireworks for some Love and Logic responses to sibling rivalry that might work. I’m putting my thoughts here and in the next post on this topic; any other suggestions that you may have to add to the comments section would be just fantastic. 🙂 Here’s Mary’s comment, so […]