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Submitted by:
Michael Grose

Are siblings or more parents more influential in determining a child's
personality?

According to the lead article in the recent (July 06) edition of Time
magazine in the US the latest research from around the world indicates that
it is siblings rather than parents who are most influential in personality
development.

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Submitted by:
Michael Grose

Sibling fighting tends to come with the parenting territory. It is born from rivalry or competitiveness between siblings and shows itself through mindless arguments, noisy squabbles, physical means, verbal put-downs and even long silences.
It is always a difficult call to know when to intervene in children’s disputes. Do I ignore the squabble or do I become involved?