Less bickering, more bonding: How to help siblings get along
The Washington Post - 08/29/2017
Remind yourself that, as painful as those battles are, they teach important life skills, such as seeing from another person’s perspective, communicating effectively and resolving conflicts, says Laurie Kramer, a professor of applied psychology at Northeastern University. These are all things that will better equip them to make friendships and navigate romantic relationships as they get older. The wonderful thing about siblings, she says, is that no matter the fight, they’ll still be sitting next to each other at the breakfast table the next morning.