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It's My Life
Video Discussion Guide

Sibling Rivalry

What do the siblings in the clip fight or argue about?
They fight because a sib is bothering or hitting them; they fight over who does what chores; they fight because a sib is being bossy; they fight over what to watch on TV

Further Discussion:
Do you think itís normal for siblings to argue? What kids of fights are typical, and what kinds of fight might show that there is a serious problem?

Further Discussion:
Do you have siblings who you fight with? What are the fights usually about? How do things get resolved?

Further Discussion:
What role should parents play in sibling arguments? Should they try to help kids solve their disputes or just stay out of it?

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