Parenting experts share 6 safe ways to prevent children from fighting and help them live a good life
Brothers and sisters will quarrel, but a parenting expert thinks she has cracked the code how to stop them from quarreling.
Teaching children how to resolve conflicts at a very young age is a very useful and important skill for them.
She revealed six simple steps parents can take to nip quarrels and quarrels in the bud.
Laura revealed that everything is for prevention-make sure you stop your kids from fighting first.
She said that by paying attention to and praising good sibling behavior, or rewarding it from time to time, will encourage a more positive relationship between your children.
This is really important because it will develop the bond between siblings into healthy adult friendships.
2. Don’t compare
Some siblings are mirror images of each other, and some are polarized.
Each of them has its own personality, and it is important that, as a parent, you should celebrate their differences.
By comparing siblings, it has the potential to cause jealousy and instill the idea that they will never be as good as their brother or sister.
Laura said that there is a big difference between treating children equally and treating children fairly.
Establishing fairness with your children does not mean that they are treated the same at the same time. This is important.
Age differences may affect the different privileges that children receive.
She pointed out that if children feel that something is unfair, it is important to listen and understand their feelings—and explain your reasons to them at the same time.
If a quarrel or a quarrel begins to brew, you may need to step in to ease the situation.
Laura said it’s important to stay calm and don’t take sides.
Giving your child time to rest and creating space is a great way to relieve tension.
Once your child calms down, consider modifying the problem to resolve it.
Before trying to develop a solution, it is important for every sibling to be heard and feel heard.
Let each child acknowledge and understand the impact of their actions on each other and apologize.
5. Solve the problem
By starting the conversation with a general statement that summarizes the problem, you should take these two points of view into account.
Brainstorming ideas on how to solve problems as a group is a good start.
Collaboration is the key to resolving any conflict-so be sure to weigh the pros and cons of any solution.
6. Seek help
Sometimes, a battle may last a long time.
Laura said that if this attack continues, it may be time to seek help.
She said that first talk to your child’s GP, and he will be able to recommend actions you can take—consultation or family therapy.
They can also help determine if there is an underlying medical condition that may cause their behavior.
Experts say that if parents feel overwhelmed, it is important to get the support they need.