Sibling Rivalry, I think, is one of the toughest issues that parents need to manage. In many families there is a child, who seems to have it all and another child who struggles and seems lost behind the shine of … Continue reading
Sibling rivalry is a type of competition or animosity among children, blood-related or not. It is particularly intense when children are very close in age and of the same gender, or when one child feels inadequate or slighted.
The fighting that can go on between siblings can drive even the calmest parents crazy. What we may not realize is that we often get in the middle of the fray and ask questions that can exacerbate the problem. For … Continue reading
When Becky had her first child, Ryan, she could not believe how much she loved him and how much she loved being a Mom. Her husband and her had no qualms about having another child. It seemed the natural thing … Continue reading
There’s Daddy-Guilt as well, however since the majority of my subscribers are women, for the sake of simplicity I’ll stick to the feminine gender in this article:) How often does Mommy-Guilt hit upon you? For some of us, it’s only … Continue reading
“It’s not fair!” is one of the most common outcries of children in every age bracket. Children will invoke the perceived power of the ‘fairness doctrine’ at any opportunity that does not turn out to their liking. Oftentimes they will … Continue reading