Sibling Squabbles and Fighting

Cool Comebacks: How to Help Kids Work It Out

Try to let the kids work it out. When they come to you, say...

  • Sounds like you're having a problem -- I bet you can figure out a way to find a solution you're both happy with.
  • It doesn't matter who started this argument. What matters is, how are you going to end it?
  • If you can't play nicely, I'm taking the _________ away from both of you.
  • Is this a play fight or do I have to separate you?

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