As a father of older kids, you’re probably no stranger to sibling rivalry. As your children enter the early elementary years, you may be watching them enter a new phase of rivalry. The truth is, some brothers and sisters bicker their whole lives, so accept the fact that a certain level of background noise is unavoidable. On the other hand, it’s high time to teach your children the importance of treating each other respectfully and resolving their own conflicts.
With some careful navigation and lots of understanding, you can minimize the headaches and make life at home more harmonious.