They say you’re lucky if you are the only child of your parents because you will have all their attention and love. But some say it’s better to have siblings because you will always have someone to cry to and share your problems with.
Me? I have two older brothers (though I OFTEN feel like I am their older sister since both of them are quite childish) :D When I was still young, I used to wish I were an only child. With all their annoying antics, the endless tasks their giving me all throughout the day and how they tease me when I’m in front of my crush, seriously, sometimes I hate them for that. But through the years, I’ve learned to appreciate them. Blame it on the age gap I guess :P
And let’s face it, some kids (and grown- ups as well) still have this issue of sibling rivalry. I think its common especially on twins. And now that I’m a mom, good thing I only have one baby, I still experience the ‘rivalry’ scenario between my baby and my nephew who is just a year older than my son. Both of them are boys and yeah, being the only aunt my nephew has I really have to be fair in treating them. I want them to be best friends so I want them to grow up close. Here are some things I think parents or even relatives should do to stop or prevent rivalries between family members: