Tag Sibling Rivalry

Dear MIMsters: Why My Brother Needs To Do Time In Jail | Am I Wrong to Support This?

My brother needs to spend some time in jail. Am I wrong to support this? My brother wasted my money at school for 2 years and returned home to my mum when he could no long get money from me.

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8 Ways to Curb Sibling Rivalry in Your Home

Ololade Hector-Majekodunmi For most parents, fostering close relationships between our kids is one of our greatest concerns. We want our children to get along well and show love to one another! We definitely should be concerned when their disagreements and

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Why Parents Need to Curb Unhealthy Sibling Rivalry: Mama’s Story

Adesua Iyoyojie I was a daddy’s girl when I was a teenager, I travelled on several occasions with him. One time we went for the burial ceremony of his colleague’s mother, and then I witnessed a bitter exchange amongst adult siblings.

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Tips to Help Your Kids Get Along

All parents dream of a wonderful relationship between their children, but disagreements are unavoidable between siblings. Children are likely to fight over toys and tease one another. Despite a parent’s best efforts, sibling rivalry is a natural part of growing

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Dear MIMsters: Am I Safe with a Man Who Hates His Twin Sister?

  My fiancé happens to be a twin and I have realised that he hates his twin sister so much. The sight of his twin sister disgusts him that anytime they are together, they bicker and fight. His sister is

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8 Practical Ways To Handle Sibling Rivalry

 By Ololade Hector-Majekodunmi While in my third year in secondary school 29 years ago, I was walking home with my best friend Lara, when we met her cousin Tise who stopped to say hello. As we chatted, Tise’s elder sister,

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Dear MIM: Pure Envy or Healthy Competition? What Does My Sister Want From Me?

How do I handle a younger sister who sees me as a competitor? When we were growing up, it was always war between us. Whatever I did or have, she would do or want to have even at her own

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11 Key Ways to Curb Sibling Rivalry in Your Home

It’s crucial for parents to effectively teach their children how to tolerate one another, resolve conflicts amicably and develop a healthy relationship. This invariably affects how they interact with others outside the home. So, want to curb the endless fights

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7 Effective Ways to Resolve Sibling Rivalry in Your Home

By Ololade Hector-Fowobaje While in my third year in secondary school 29 years ago, I was walking home with my best friend Lara, when we met her cousin Tise who stopped to say hello. As we chatted, Tise’s elder sister,

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Newborn Jealousy: How To Help An Older Sibling Accept A Newborn

Firstborn jealousy toward a newborn sibling is normal, albeit frustrating. Regressive behaviour, separation anxiety, temper tantrums, clingy behaviour, withdrawal and even aggression towards the baby are various ways an older sibling would express his jealousy. Parents should expect such reactions

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Sibling Rivalry: Medical Students Scalds Stepsister with Hot Water

A medical student at Nassarawa State University, identified as Yemisi has reportedly scalded her step sister after she allegedly poured hot water on her. The Punch reports; 32-year-old lady, Oluwafunke Arogbonlo, is in a critical condition at a specialist hospital

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