In order for children to heal from the emotional pain of parental divorce, they need an outlet for open expression of their feelings, whether it is a sibling, friend, adult mentor or counselor, or a divorce support group.
One way of familiarizing a toddler with computer technology without requiring any actual technical skills is to set up Skype or video chat and help him interact with faraway relatives or even a sibling in another room.
Studies of identical twins' brains have found an almost perfect match in brainwave patterns, and this phenomenon could explain why twins appear to have extra-sensory perception when it comes to their sibling.
Every child feels displaced to some degree when a new sibling arrives.
He was simply helping out his sibling and never asked for details.
I haven't even had any sibling practice.
Was it merely personality conflict or sibling rivalry?
But their conversation... was an expression of love for a sibling – siblings that had apparently been through a lot together.
He smiled at her, understanding what it was to mourn the loss of a sibling. As much as he missed Jade, he was glad he at least had Hannah to fall back on. She had Katie's beauty – without the abrasive personality.
"Let's collaborate on our chores so we will finish quicker," said the youngest sibling.