Family, Parenting, teaching

Sibling Rivalry – another Motherhood Failure Moment?

Parents with more than one children at home would know that sibling rivalry is a daily affair. Various reasons for the fights include jealousy, competition, increasing sense of equality and just. There are many ways to deal with sibling rivalry.  In my previous post, I shared a successful “adapted distraction” method when my children fought… Read More Sibling Rivalry – another Motherhood Failure Moment?

Family, Parenting, teaching

Calmness? or Emotional Drainage?

Sounds from chirping birds soothe the minds. The gentle wind cools the air, and Vanilla smell fills the hall. MeeMee brings out a tall plate of pancakes, as the children finished brushing up with DeeDee’s help. Everyone got ready for breakfast just in time. “Thank you MeeMee for breakfast!” the children’s voices filled MeeMee’s heart… Read More Calmness? or Emotional Drainage?

Family, Parenting, teaching

Sibling Rivalry – distraction technique

I am sure you have heard of the distracting technique (some call it an art) used on children having negative emotions. It works wonders for babies, and it should be adapted for older children. I have adapted “distraction” to include “Hello kids, there is a third side to a coin!” (a third perspective). Recently, the… Read More Sibling Rivalry – distraction technique