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

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“You always spend more time with her!”

Your child is telling you that he wants you to spend time with him, and he’s jealous of time you spend with a sibling. Validate his feelings and assure him that his needs will be met. Say, “You wish I could help you build your model car now. Right now, I’m helping your sister with her project. As soon as I’m finished, I’ll be all yours. Don’t worry—I always have plenty of love to go around, and I can’t wait to spend time with you.”