The bickering, the fighting, the taunting and teasing. It is enough to drive a parent to the brink of insanity. Seriously! So how you are supposed to handle sibling fighting? Is there some magic fairy dust to make it all go away?
It sounds like World War 3 in the other room. Words are flying. Fists are flying. You hope one of your offspring will survive. The sound of my kids fighting is like nails to the chalkboard. “Make it stop!” I plead to no one in particular. Even if I said it out loud, I doubt any of them would be able to hear me over the blood curdling screams.
You had envisioned many things when you decided to add more children to your family. You had images of brother and sisterly love. You imagined hours of endless giggles as your children played together. And then reality hit you. Your children are constantly fighting. You often feel you should be sporting a referee shirt and whistle instead of a t-shirt and jeans. You are knee […]