Sibling Rivalry Lessened by Family Celebrations

Celebrating with fist bump helps overcome sibling rivalry

Is sibling rivalry rearing its ugly head in your family? Does one child’s jealousy take away a brother’s or sister’s joy over a success? There is a way to bring a family together to celebrate a sibling’s success. It takes creativity and work by the parents to nurture an attitude…  Read More

Sibling Rivalry Thrives When Children Pushed to Be Alike

Sibling rivalry happens when siblings share same interest such as piano

Sibling rivalry is sometimes aggravated by parents’ desire for their kids to be alike. I knew two sisters in high school who were pushed into the same mold. The parents seemed to think that if one excelled at piano, her sister should too. That was also true of their other…  Read More

Sibling Rivalry: 5 Ways to Lessen the Friction

Sibling rivalry between sisters

Sibling rivalry occurs in almost all families unless there’s only one child. When you experience it in your home, you aren’t alone. It has been happening since the world began. (Cain and Abel, Genesis 4:1-15). Other examples from God’s word are Esau and Jacob (Genesis 27), Joseph and his brothers…  Read More