How Parents Can Teach Siblings to Solve Their Fighting

Are you being “forced” to judge sibling conflicts?   As difficult as they are, each sibling conflict gives us an opportunity to either teach our children or to try to control our children.   When we use discipline parenting strategies we are approaching the conflict as a teachable moment; an opportunity for our children to…

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What To Do When Your Kids Say, “I’m Bored! There’s Nothing to Do.”

The Supporter Parenting Role: The “Boredom Problem” Example   Child: “I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.”   Potential parent responses: “What do you mean you’re bored and there’s nothing to do? You can help me fold the laundry, play with your sister, or read.” “I buy you all of these toys, and you just ignore…

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