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I am sorry to hear about the conflict between your twins.
I am wondering if you are able to chat?
This is clearly an issue of sibling rivalry and in twins the intensity can be much stronger.
I will provide you with some helpful suggestion on how to get the to talk about their issues in effort to resolve some of the conflict between them.
If you cannot resolve these issues- you may need the assistance of a trained Family Therapist to help.
What is sibling rivalry? Sibling rivalry is the jealousy, competition and fighting between brothers and sisters. It is a concern for almost all parents of two or more kids. Problems often start right after the birth of the second child. Sibling rivalry usually continues throughout childhood and can be very frustrating and stressful to parents. There are lots of things parents can do to help their kids get along better and work through conflicts in positive ways. Read on for tips and resources to help you keep the peace at your house.
What’s the up-side of having more than one child? Most likely your kids’ relationship will eventually develop into a close one. Working things out with siblings gives your children a chance to develop important skills like cooperating and being able to see another person’s point of view.
What causes sibling rivalry? There are many factors that contribute to sibling rivalry:
Read on to find out more….
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Be there for each child:
See source link here: http://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/sibriv.htm
This is another great article with some helpful tips:
Review this information and if you have additional questions, feel free to respond- I am happy to help.
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i can set aside time to chat tomorrow. phone is XXX-XXX-XXXX
My bad, i saw where you asked if we were able to chat.
no, i am fine. same basic info that was on the internet. Little bit of a canned response