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'It's Not Fair!' 5 Ways to Help Siblings Feel Equal

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“How come he gets to fly to visit Grandpa and I don't?”

The real answer may be that he’s too young to fly by himself, but to a child, that’s beside the point. Acknowledge his desire and say, “Maybe you’ll be able to go when you’re older, but I know you still wish you could go this year.” Then, give him the love he craves: “I’m glad you’re staying here with me. I’d miss you if you left. Let’s think of some special things we can do—just me and you.”