Shannon Philpott-Sanders

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Activities to Keep Siblings From Fighting

Screen shot 2012-12-18 at 7.33.49 PMPublished December 2012: Mom.Me

Activities to Keep Siblings From Fighting
Tips to maximize teamwork and minimize rivalry

Article Excerpt:

Siblings are naturally going to bicker and battle on a regular basis, no matter how much you try to keep the peace. “It is unrealistic to expect siblings not to fight,” says Jamie Rishikof, a Massachusetts-based licensed psychologist specializing in child and adolescent therapy. “They are rivals because they are thrust into a situation of constant negotiation and sharing. They have to share mom, dad, the house, the TV and the car — and not by choice.”

Constant fighting, however, can put a real strain on relationships. The best parents can do is encourage sibling activities that promote teamwork, cooperation and respect.

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– Shannon Philpott



December 18, 2012 - Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , ,

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