How to stop your kids from fighting

A home full of kids can be beautiful… but it can also descend into chaos! Caroline James resolves sibling battles for families with tots close in age.

Having your littlies in quick succession has oodles of perks. You can pass baby gear from child to child, it gives your growing brood ever-ready playmates and maybe you even feel less sleep-deprived (you’re already exhausted, so what’s another year?). Of course, raising young siblings close together in age means some extra parenting challenges. Here’s how to approach common issues…

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How to stop your kids from fighting

Stop your kids from fighting with these tips on how to deal with some common sibling squabbles.

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  1. black opps 108:02am Monday 29th July 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    give em a lump of wood each , end

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  2. Tahlya Warford09:16pm Sunday 28th July 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    why not just let them be?? if you like to do it, let them!! If you do not want them to fight how are they going to grow up? there will always be some sort of fight along the roads with who knows who! i believe in letting them be

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  3. Alim04:27pm Sunday 28th July 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    My Opinion; Do not try to Stop them,(AND I KNOW NO ONE CAN DO IT) because they have only these five years to do as they like. they feel easy and happy to fight with each others. enjoy enjoy the small small issues by which they are fighting. if you are not agree asked this enjoyment from out door fathers!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. Rick03:36pm Sunday 28th July 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    I have an idea. How about educating children on whats good behaviour and whats bad. That's instead of looking getting a $120 an hour practioner to tell you what to do. There is always going to be a tablet ffor your problem not. Teach them how to handle different situations rather than looking for a medical excuse for it. And before you start I know there are the exceptions.

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  5. 育富 張11:53am Sunday 28th July 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Make a deal using Grandma's Rule. When you've done what I;ve asked you to do then you're free to do what you want to do. Encouraging them to follow the rules they've established and learn to care for others by being care for themselves.

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  6. John says09:37am Sunday 28th July 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    How to stop them fighting? Give them a tablespoon of Castor Oil and see how they go then!

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  7. Glib08:10am Sunday 28th July 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Give them to someone who knows how to be a good parent.

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