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Watch our 'Sibling Rivalry' Video



The reality is that the more time you spend with your child, the less they will demand it through negative behaviour towards a sibling or towards you. Check out our new Schooldays.ie video above in association with Sheila O'Malley of PracticalParenting.ie which provides tips on dealing with Sibling Rivalry.


How to deal with Sibling Rivalry
An awareness that you can never treat your child equally, however you can
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Sibling Rivalry - don't take sides
A different approach is to see the problem as shared between your children
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Responsible Children
Doing less teaches your children how to be responsible...
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Actively Listening to your children
Active listening involves stepping out of your own shoes into those of your child.
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