9 Life Skills We Learn From Having Siblings [EXPERTS]


9 Life Skills We Learn From Having Siblings [EXPERTS]
Debating on having that second child? Find out how it benefits your children...

Negotiation skills:  “Oh My God!  That is awesome.  Can I borrow it?”
Kids always end up wanting something that belongs to their sibling.  To be successful they either have to be naturally generous or they have to learn how to negotiate.  Most kids think negotiating is either being demanding (“Let me use it.  I let you borrow my Ipod last week!”) or begging (“Oh, come ON.  Please!  Don’t be so stingy.”).  They can benefit from direct instruction about how to negotiation effectively (and how to be a gracious negotiation participant). 


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