Harmony improved in the Home. A place where you can live in peace. Or is it a battle field. By Dealing with Sibling Rivalry fights will decrease. But to the onlooker, you look like referees. Trying hard to settle a fight. The atmosphere at your place feels as if World War III is about to begin. If you are victims of sibling rivalry you are not alone. Common problems parents face almost every day. Battling children who are ready to fight 24/7 over every single thing. Parenting is not an easy job. Parents need to be very patient and calm in order to deal with their attention seeking, and moody children. Each of them demand special treatment and attention.
As a Parents we love all of our children. But at times they think different. That we are being unfair to them. This creates resentment among the children. Which eventually causes jealousy amounts the kids. Better way to deal with such a situation is to set limits. Tell them fights are not allowed in the home.
How to deal with Sibling Rivalry and Improve Harmony
Give them individual time and attention. Why make efforts when the situation becomes worse? Take steps to develop a bond between the siblings. Make the older ones realize that it’s their responsibility too. Listen to their concerns. Spend quality time with children treat them equal. This can decrease their competition towards each other.
Promote family gatherings in harmony.
Twice a week family meeting to discuss all their issues. Listen to their concerns and arguments. Address their concerns and give rules what is acceptable. How to deal with on going rivalry among them and have to deal with it. Siblings are forever! Choosing them is certainly not in your hands. But making them the best friends is possible. Use these effective ways to make peace at your home sweet home.
We’ve entered the stage where one day they’re best friends and then the next day they’re at each other’s throats. Hopefully we’ll get past that someday.
Scott, All you can do is hope and continue to teach your twins good social skills.
I like the “fights are not allowed” rule!!
Sandra, Glad you like it. Thanks for your support.
We have six kids so we have a lot of that fighting stuff over here. Did you know that most of the domestic disturbance calls are for sibling rivalry?
Sharon, I did not know that domestic disturbance calls & sibling rivalry. Thanks for sharing. We love our kids and as long as we remain neural it will work out. Children hate it if parent spend more time with one (favoritism).
This is always hard. My kids were besties one day and beasties the next.
Debbie, Yes, it is always hard seeing the kids fight so much. We always think are they every going to stop and sometime this continue in adult life. As a parent we can only remain neural talk , show less favoritism and hopefully it will work out. Glad you like it.
A beautifully written article and with amazing tips and tricks. Thanks and I must say it is very helping.
Lubna, Glad you like it. Thanks for support.
I have been known to bribe them. It works.
Patranila, Be careful of bribes I call temporary fix’s. Glad you like this post.