How Parents can Blunt the Edge of Sibling Rivalry Among Their Children
The Straits Times
Republished with Permission
4 April 2021
"As long as there is more than one child in the house, sibling rivalry is inevitable," says Ms Alicia Boo, principal counsellor at the charity Focus On The Family Singapore. "Sibling rivalry commonly shows up when a child feels less valued or worthy than another, and it is important parents do not show favouritism. However, even in the best of families, some sibling rivalry is part of standard growing-up pains."