Monday, April 18, 2011

Sibling Rivalry

My kids fight with each other, daily. I know they love each other, and do play nicely together on occasion, but on bad days, their words and deeds against each other grow so wicked that I sometimes just sit back, listen, and shake my head at the lows they will stoop to, to make the other feel bad. Did I teach my children to say such things to each other? Am I modeling this terrible behavior for them to copy?

And then, sometimes, their bad behavior towards each other makes me wonder other things. Like today, when I was searching for a piece of paper, and found this, drawn by my daughter (age 7) of her brother (age 10):

Maybe it’s just me, but I think that Cameron needs a good plastic surgeon to even things up a bit.


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