Sibling Rivalry

Many parents have asked me recently about how to deal effectively with sibling rivalry.  The degree of sibling rivalry, and whether or not it has long-term positive or negative consequences, depends on what parents do about it.  Please read more at:
The intensity of sibling rivalry and the yearning that children have to be loved “the most” and to be “the best” is lovingly and beautifully captured in the picture book  I Love You the Purplest by Barbara Joosse.   I have it here in my office if you want to check it out.