Tips on Sibling Relationships
  1. Help children become aware of each other’s feelings
  2. Emphasize and model verbal communication
  3. Reward positive interactions with words
  4. Recognize that the family is the learning place for negotiating with others
  5. Do not compare children to each other
  6. Build self esteem by giving positive attention and teaching new skills
  7. Ignore small conflicts
  8. Encourage problem-solving on their own
  9. Have consistent family rules that apply to all members (including adults)
  10. When two children want the same cupcake, have one divide it,and let the other one choose first!