Sibling Interactions | Page 6 | Teaching Self-Government

Sibling Interactions

Support Call 11-4-16

This call covers:

  • Staying calm when your toddler is harmful to your newborn.
  • Managing outbursts at the dinner table from your teenager.
  • Helping your child stop correcting their siblings.
  • Maintaining the Rule of Three without punishing the rest of the family.

Support Call 9-30-16

This call covers:

  • Becoming a joyful adult yourself.
  • Easy going to control freak toddler.
  • Manipulative and controlling son.
  • Young son pees all over things and won't be patient. He does it purposely sometimes.
  • Daughter needs to wear glasses and eye patch, but doesn't like to because she gets teased by step family and others.
  • Son has new phone for a few days and already has looked at porn sites. How to address that.

Support Call 9-16-16

This call covers:

  • Aged 14 daughter doesn't want to change and follow the family vision. What to do about it.
  • Being homeschooled and trying to strengthen the family's social culture.
  • How to help sibling rivalry between toddlers.

Support Call 9-02-16

This call covers:

  • Twin 6-year-old boys who struggle with lying, cheating, and stealing.
  • New to the program and has a 10-year-old son who rages and gets angry.
  • Aged 2 son slaps, pinches, and rips. He's a little bully. 
  • Adopted daughter won't open up about anything and phone is a constanct companion. 
  • Entitlement confusion. 

Support Call 7-15-16

This call covers:

  • Younger brother using violence, such as hitting and biting, to defend himself from his older brother.
  • Mother switched to using a loving tone, but her son is pushing away from her even more. Attachment issues. 

Support Call 7-08-16

This call covers:

  • Religious liberties
  • Thumb sucking, biting nails, and wetting pants
  • If it's okay for a child to lie in certain circumstances
  • Distraction with chores
  • Rivalry between brothers
  • Spitting when getting a no answer

Support Call 7-01-16

This call covers:

  • My husband is okay with me introducing the TSG skills into the family, but he's not so keen on actually changing the tone and environment of our home. How can I help him get on board?
  • Our four-year-old is bright and enthusiastic, but has a hitting problem with the family and sometimes even with guests. What do I do?
  • I divorced and remarried into a family that now totals almost 17 children. They're great for the most part, but some of the teens have terrible attitude problems. How do I teach one of them humility?
  • Our aged 11 daughter becomes extremely rebellious whenever we try to enforce rules. How do we fix that?
  • I get scared of correcting some behaviors. How do I help myself not be afraid?
Boy's hand in girl's face

What Inspires Sibling Rivalry?

Fighting over seat positions in the car, teasing, bragging, one-uping... Does any of this sound familiar? Do situations like these arise frequently in your home between your children? These situations are class... more