Part of a series of "Parentalk Guide" titles, this text focuses on sibling relationships and how to create a happy family. Topics discussed include: how to discuss issues with your children; the squabbling and fighting of siblings; rivarlry, jealousy and envy; the building of bonds between siblings; twins and triplets; step siblings; the death of a sibling; and having a handicapped sibling.
Dr Pat Spungin has worked as a Senior Lecturer in Child Psychology and ran a successful management-training consultancy for twelve years. She is the CEO and founder of raisingkids.co.uk - a comprehensive website for parents and their children. Victoria Richardson, journalist and researcher with experience in a variety of print and online publications, is currently Content Editor at raisingkids.co.uk.