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

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“He’s always messing up my things!”

This issue is more important than many parents realize, so don’t shake it off. Owning and taking care of possessions is a valuable experience that teaches life lessons. Give each kid a table to work on that his siblings can’t reach and a sacred shelf or drawer where he can keep his “special things” that no one else is allowed to touch.