• Sibling Rivalry

    Order in the Court: The Case of Sibling Rivalries

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    Do you ever feel like you’re more of a judge or a football referee than a parent? Are you always breaking up disputes over stolen toys and consoling at least one child in tears? Sibling rivalry is a common parenting concern worth addressing. Before your kids bring down the house, here are a few helpful suggestions you can store in your parenting...

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  • Sibling Rivalry

    Secrets to Success: Sibling Rivalry

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    Parent's Question: I have been noticing that my 4 year old daughter gets jealous whenever I spend time alone with my 2 year old toddler.  For example, at bedtime, I try to put my toddler to sleep before my 4 year old, so I take him upstairs with the intention of reading him a book, singing him a song, and putting him to bed first.  This...

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