• K.C. Dreisbach, LMFT

How to Manage Sibling-Rivalries

Updated: Apr 7


If you’ve got more than one kid, you are probably tired with the constant bickering, tattle-telling, and fighting about toys, what movie is going to be watched, who gets to eat the last cookie, etc.! It’s exhausting! How can you create harmony in your home and a sibling bond that stands the test of time?

Why Are My Kids Jealous of One Another?!?!

Sibling rivalry is a fairly common occurrence in families, and I think all siblings encounter sibling rivalry at some point in time. Parents often struggle with this, not understanding why their kids are jealous of one another. Oftentimes, they tell me that they treat their children “the same,” so why is there jealousy? The truth is, you most likely don’t treat your children the same on every account.