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

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“You love her more than me!”

Your goal in responding to this statement should be to show your child how much you love him—not to show him that you love him more than his sibling. If you imply that he’s secretly your favorite, he’ll feel guilty—and wonder what you’re telling his sister. Instead, say, “I could never love anyone more than you! There is no one else like you in the whole world. I’m so lucky that I get to be your mom.”