You're in the kitchen chopping up vegetables, staring onto rainbow- filled cutting board, drifting off into sweet thought, yet hustling, wondering if you should check sizzling stove top, trying to get dinner done with yummy results, and suddenly, you're interrupted with... "STOP it!"... less than half a second later... "no! YOU stop it!" ... and your first thought is... "when is this fighting ever going to just STOP"... and now you're hearing your own echo "WHAT IS GOING ON?!"
You must be a mom. A very busy mom. You have more than one child. Siblings in fact.
Siblings are just made to fight... Might as well brand them as so: "Made to Fight"
Not really (never brand a child, please- they always seem to prove us wrong)
Siblings actually DO play. DO talk. DO joke. Most importantly, they DO love.
If they play, talk, joke and love alone, without our help- why not let them fight alone?
I know it is hard. Trust me. I have been through it. Especially that mine have so much competition on their hands with having less than two years apart. But I am here to tell you that it works. When they fight and no one is getting hurt, I stay out of it. If one complains, I try not to interfere and say "work it out."
If age factor is not a big difference between them. Let them work it out. On their own, just like they do everything else.
Physical fighting with big age and body type difference is not okay.
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