Ever wonder how being a middle child sets you up for certain personality traits or wondered how it is that the baby in the family gets away with anything and everything? We discuss all of this and more in this fun Fresh Living segment. Watch this clip for for more information and interesting studies on birth order.
Stop The Fighting! Parenting Tips to Decrease Sibling Arguments
1- Ignore- let kids work out their problems without being a referee
2- Give the same consequence to both kids– no matter “who started it”
3- A consequence of kindness or service to other family members is a valuable lesson.
4- Redirect- sometimes just a change of scenery or conversation can go a long way Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S Clinical Director Wasatch Family Therapy www.clairmellenthin.com