Top Ten Siblings Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Siblings Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. No Bake Sweets
Here are a couple of kid friendly recipes for making tasty sweets! Good for a family night project, getting ready for the holidays or just because!

2. The Birth Order Theory
Can birth order really influence a child’s personality? Can you match any of these character traits to members of your family?

3. Birth Order Personalities - The Second Child
While the second born child is still considered a middle child, could they have the most difficult place to fill in the birth order? What personality traits do they share with their other middle siblings and what are the exceptions?

4. Learning to Forgive
For siblings, bonds are formed early and they can last a lifetime. However, when those early, long lasting relationships turn negative, can siblings set aside differences and truly learn to forgive? Here are five things to remember about forgiveness.

5. Text Etiquette for Kids
Technology have forced responsible adults to educate kids about online predators, cyber bullies and issues of privacy. However, parents should also include another important lesson – Text Etiquette. Since your kids already participate in the “dos”, here are five “don’ts” to pass along to them.

6. Inspiring Kids to Read
Reading is a fundamental skill and the benefits are far reaching and long lasting. So, what should parents do to ensure their children develop good reading habits? Here are seven ways to inspire your kids to read!

7. Bullying Between Siblings
Bullying can sometimes be a cry for help. Steps you can take when both victim and aggressor live in the same household.

8. Birth Order Personalities – Middle Child
If first born children are leaders and last born children are attention getters, where does the middle child fit in? They’ve long been considered the “forgotten one”, however could being in the middle actually be the best place in the family?

9. Adult Sibling Rivalry and the Holidays
Sibling rivalry and conflict doesn’t just go away with adulthood nor is it nonexistent during the holidays. As families come together for holiday activities, relationship issues can resurface. Here are a few tips to help adult siblings keep their conflicts under control.

10. Casey Anthony and Dysfunctional Behavior
The case of a missing child made famous by the disturbing behavior of her mother, brings to light an important question- are dysfunctional behaviors a consequence of nature or nurture?

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