"Boredom is far more often about a need to connect rather than a desire to be entertained." L.R.Knost, author 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages <3 www.littleheartsbooks.com
It's important to stay calm and use empathy when we talk to our kids. Sometimes, it's hard to know what to say instead. Here are some examples of how we "react" to our kids and some alternative responses to try instead
5 Things You Should Stop Doing If You Want Your Kids to Like Each Other
No parent ever likes to come to the realization that THEY are the problem. I know I sure didn't. But my kids are too important to carry that pride. I had to STOP doing the things that were causing sibling rivalry and start giving them the tools to actually like each other.