Take the rivalry out of sibling relationships

July 29, 2010 at 3:37 PM ET

By Amy McCready, Positive Parenting Solutions founder and TODAY Moms contributorParent behaviors that increase sibling competition- Subtle and not-so-subtle labels- Playing judge & jury3 strategies To minimize sibling rivalry in your home1. Ignore the fighting2. Intervene only as a facilitatormust3. All in the same boatAmy McCready is the founder of Positive Parenting Solutions and mom to two boys, ages 12 and 14. Positive Parenting Solutions teaches parents of toddlers to teens how to correct misbehaviors permanently without nagging, reminding or yelling. For free discipline training resources, visit: