Marble Races with a cheap pool noodle (occupies the kids for hours.) Did this, but instead of cutting the pool noodle, the marble is small enough to fit inside the full noodle to roll down. Then can use the noodle for other things too!
Fort idea for where the rocking chair is now in D's room. Use a tension rod between the furniture and the wall to create a fort. What kid doesn't love a fort? This would also make an awesome reading nook!
Forced apologies dont teach true remorse and reconciliation. Parents can set kids up for sincere reconciliation.Restitution consequences encourage personal responsibility and usually end with one child feeling cared for and the other feeling caring.