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Sibling Interactions

Child light bulb

Sometimes They Figure It Out Themselves

Several years ago, my family had a tradition of occasionally deciding we were on vacation for a week. That meant we took a break from our regular routine. We did it a few times a year to focus on getting all of... more

Support Call 7-13-18

This Call Covers:

  • Correcting not dropping the subject
  • Bedtime emotional manipulation
  • Calming down for the rule of three
  • Disagreeing appropriately
  • Staying calm during the rule of three
  • Calming a child down during a correction

Treasure the Little Ones

As I rounded the corner of a shopping isle at a local grocery store, I heard crying. Through tears a young girl, about 8 years old, said, “Tell me what it is Mom. Tell me what this is.”... more
Mother talking to son

Respecting Property

Some 10 years ago, my four-year-old son was standing on the back porch one afternoon, talking to his sister. They were trying to make each other laugh by doing funny things. This is a common game with the... more