Summer is here! And with it, mosquito bites, scraped knees, and an outbreak in tattle-taling. Being home all day with half-a-dozen kids, I have noticed there are five (yes, five!) different types of tattle-tales. Not all tattles are created equally. Here’s what they are and what we can do about them:
Last week I gave some suggestions on how to cope with sibling squabbling and I hinted at the fact that there is actually an up-side to our children’s bickering. I know, some of you think I have really lost my marbles this time.
Believe it or not, there is a positive side to sibling squabbling. And whether or not we make use of it depends on our attitude.
Now that summer is in full swing, are your kids driving you crazy yet? Know what I’m talking about? The fighting, the crying, and the tattle-taling? Are you tired of playing Solomon – always trying to sort out the arguments between children who insist that they are right and the others are wrong?
Ladies, here is the two-word solution: