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Don’t Play Favourites … is that possible?

Favouritism is Issue #1 with kids. “Don’t Play Favourites” is Rule #1 for parents. It seems that all parents are guilty of having a favourite child and all the children know it too. It’s unrealistic for parents to claim they … Continue reading

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A Potpourri on the Nature of Sibling Rivalry

Sibling rivalry is like a patchwork quilt. It’s made up of many pieces varying in colour, shape, and size.  Here’s my attempt to describe some of the pieces. Different Mindsets Vera Rabie-Azoury in They Love You, They Love You Not, … Continue reading

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What causes sibling rivalry?

A child’s life is busy investigating, experimenting and discovering what interests them, what they are good at, and what they like to do. They hope their uniqueness is obvious and welcomed. They want to be recognized as different or separate … Continue reading

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What is sibling rivalry?

How will Carver react to his new sister Mia? Will Dylan and Geoffrey ever get along? After 71 years, do I harbour some rivalry with my older brothers? Did I ever rival them or vice versa? That’s just my immediate … Continue reading

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