Don't be the judge

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How do I settle my kids´ arguments?

Don't be the judge

If you are called into an argument between your children, avoid becoming the judge of 'who's right' and 'who's wrong'. Some kids can learn very quickly how to manipulate the system and get their siblings into trouble for what they, themselves may have started. You are better as a conciliator, rather then as an arbitrator. Push more for them to solve their dispute between themselves rather then you solving it. If they won't. and continue to fight, separate them. If it's over a toy, sometimes it is better for you to take the toy away from both of them, for the moment, until they can decide between them who will play with it.



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