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Siblings

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Children and sibling rivalry

A sibling is a brother or a sister. It's okay for there to be strong feelings, words and actions between siblings. Fighting and arguing between siblings is normal. Its how children learn to sort out problems and develop strategies they can use in other conflict situations. Sibling rivalry is also part of how children work out their place in the family.

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Sibling rivalry

Sibling rivalry occurs in most families when children are young and learning to get along with each other. It usually gets better over time. Learn more about why children fight and get some tips to manage rivalry between siblings.

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Siblings | Siblings Australia

Siblings Welcome to the Siblings Page which has been set up for adult siblings of people with disability

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Sibling Roles | Siblings Australia

Sibling Roles The work of Siblings Australia has shown adult siblings may play many and varied roles in the lives of their brothers and sisters with disability

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Sibling rivalry & how to handle it: video | Raising Children Network

Get tips for handling sibling rivalry: prevent jealousy, ignore bad behaviour, try not to overreact, and give siblings equal attention.

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Sibling Concerns | Siblings Australia

Sibling Concerns Below are some of the concerns of siblings of children with disability (including any developmental delay, disability, chronic illness or mental illness)

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Teen siblings | Siblings Australia

Teen siblings Welcome! Here you will be able to: Understand more about the concerns of siblings Find out aboutbooks that have been written by or for siblings Join SibTeen, a Facebook group for teens,co-hosted by the Sibling Support Project in the US and Siblings Australia Read what other sibs say below Most importantly you will find that you are not alone

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Why Support Siblings | Siblings Australia

Why Support Siblings The mix of sibling experience Most siblings of a person with a disability will be able to say there were good and not so good parts to their experience

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Connect with other siblings | Siblings Australia

Connect with other siblings Siblings from around the world talk about how important it is to connect with other siblings who understand the experience better than anyone

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What Siblings Need | Siblings Australia

What Siblings Need In order for siblings to grow up feeling strong and secure they need the following: Information Children need to know about the disability or illness and how it will affect their brother or sister and the whole family

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