Monthly Archives: June 2012

What is the Go Around Technique ?- A Great Tool for Kid family meetings

Family meetings give parents an excellent tool to listen to both sides of a sibling argument. They provide a safe arena where you can impose rules about each person taking a turn to express his or her viewpoint. Continue reading

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Do you have kids/twins who are sick? Have a Sister

Last week my daughter Kali twin son’s came down with foot mouth and hand disease Their nanny went to a family wedding in Maryland. Now one twin just came down with an ear infection last night. On top of that their dogs were both sprayed by skunks last night requiring bathing the animals in a noxious mixture to get rid of the smell. What to do? Have a sister. Continue reading

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How to Avoid Sibling Wars With Your Kids- Family Meetings

Family meetings are an excellent tool for letting you listen to both sides of a sibling argument. They provide a safe arena where you can impose rules about each person taking a turn to express his or her viewpoint. Continue reading

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Celebrate Father’s Day Without Siblings Drama and Drunks

If you live long distance and come in for father’s day , how to make the trip worth it for you and Dad. Start with- don’t stay with an sibling you don’t like. Try a motel or airbnb- they have places in very town your Dad might live. Continue reading

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Eight Tips For Father’s Day Celebrations To Keep It Sibling Stress Free

It is a party not a family meeting. If you want to talk about personal issues, make a date to get together with your angry sister/brother. Continue reading

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Sisters- the Best Sibling- Find Out Why in a Flash

Sisters are the best siblings to have for both brothers and sisters. Find out why. Continue reading

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Caring for Aging Parents- Which Sib is the Pitcher- Which Sib on the Farm Team

Are you and your midlife siblings already worrying about your aging parents? Even if the problem has just come up- Dad’s bad driving, Mom burning pots, a crisis that ended one of them in the hospital with the doctor warning you to form a sibling team – check out your present teammates and see who is the pitcher, who’s the catcher and who is on the farm team and will never get to the big leagues. Continue reading

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