Maria and Sheila discuss the import role that family culture plays in developing strong, lifelong relationships for siblings.
"Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring - quite often the hard way." - Pamela Dugdale
The experience of raising siblings brings with it many joys and many challenges. Love multiplies as we continue to stretch and grow in new ways as parents.
In this episode, we talk about the joys and struggles we've each experienced as parents of siblings and how we intentionally chose to frame our family cultures to help our children build strong, trusting, life-long relationships with one another.
Whether you are parenting adults, teenagers, toddlers, or are expecting your second child soon, this episode offers lots of valuable tips and resources for you to explore as you seek to deepen your relationship with your children and encourage them to strengthen their relationships with one another.
Resources From This Episode:
Dr. Laura Markham, Peaceful Parent Happy Kids Online Course: https://www.ahaparenting.com/
Laura Davis & Janis Keyser, Becoming the Parent You Want to Be: https://lauradavis.net/becoming-the-parent-you-want-to-be/
Tracy Gillett, Raised Good: https://raisedgood.com/
“Connection Before Correction”: https://www.positivediscipline.com/articles/connection-correction-0
Now We Are 6 by A.A. Milne