Written by Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool and founder of Steady Mom
If you homeschool more than one child, as most of us do, then sibling rivalry is a daily part of your homeschooling reality.
I’ve been in the thick of this recently, since my three children have only 22 months separating them in age.
That’s why I recently asked the following question on my Facebook page:
Of the 48 readers who responded, many of you also agreed that you were surprised at how much time sibling squabbles and other discipline issues take in your homeschool day.
It’s tempting to think that character training gets in our way when we’re trying to “do school,” but really character growth is a huge part of our curriculum.
Which leads to our question for the day:
How do you deal with sibling rivalry issues that arise within your homeschool? Any advice to share with those of us in the thick of it now?