I Let My Kids Fight It Out for a Week and This Is What Happened

Author Pamela Dugdale once said, “Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring, quite often the hard way.” “Quite often the hard way,” is right. I have two sons who can’t seem to stop fighting. They love each other, sure, but not half […]

10 Ways to Keep the Peace Between Your Children

Perhaps the greatest gift we can give our children is harmony within the home, but creating peace between siblings isn’t always easy. Siblings fight, it’s in their nature. They want the same things at the same times and at least one is always convinced that the other has more or better things than they do. […]

Boy Wonders: 11 Unfair Things About Being a Big Brother

~A post contributed by my eldest son~ Being a big brother isn’t so great. Everybody says it’s so great, but I don’t think so. I’ve been a big brother now for 5¾ years so I kind of know a lot about being one. My mom told me that being a big brother is more than […]

6 Reasons Sibling Rivalry is Good For Kids (No, Really)

Does this scene look familiar? Sibling rivalry is by far my biggest challenge as a mom. If your kids are always at odds with one another, take heart. Research shows sibling rivalry is actually good for kids for these 6 reasons.