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The Potential Upside of Having a "Rival"

Subscribe to the weekly "audio edition" via iTunes As an only child, sibling rivalry was a foreign concept, so it’s been, um…interesting…to see my kids engage in occasional moments of this kind of behavior. Like squabbling over who took whose pencil lead. Arguing about the fairness of chore distribution. Sneaky attempts to gain favor with the dog using treats. Much of it is pretty exasperating, but there are also times when the little one takes the older one’s lead and tries to emulate his…