I’ll bet you do. And, I’ll bet it usually isn’t very successful! I would also guess that this particular parental duty leaves you feeling pretty frustrated!
Instead of getting entangled in the mess that your kids have created just put a Love and Logic® encforceable statement to work for you. “I’ll be happy to referee any problems you two may have for pre-payment of five dollars.”They’ll groan. They’ll moan. Just use a sincere tone and repeat as necessary. If they take you up on your offer to become the referee, make sure your ruling involves plenty of chores. For more tips on how to manage sibling conflicts join a Parenting with Love and Logic workshop®.