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Siblings: Friends or Rivals?

Ah, siblings. My kids, 22 months apart, are good friends more often than not. But if history repeats itself I know that this summer break is likely to test their love, to put it mildly. Most siblings do fight; social scientists have consistently recorded high levels of hostility in sibling relationships relative to other relationships. But I want my kids to be kind to each other, especially if they are spending most of their time together!

Fortunately, there are things we can do to make that happen. This quick video shares a few ways to increase the odds our kids get along well.

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  1. Even though there is hostility between sibling during their childhood, I think it is a growing up process. Overtime, when they mature enough, they look back at those moments with fondness and cherish those memories. At least that was how it was for me.

    Thanks for sharing the tips.

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