A certain amount of bickering, fighting, and arguments are just a normal part of growing up. Siblings seem wired to annoy one another, something that can escalate as they get older. We haven’t met a parent yet who has found a way to eliminate all sibling rivalry and arguments from family life. The good news is that you wouldn’t want to live without any sibling conflict! Not only is it unrealistic, but as your kids negotiate getting along they are gaining skills they will use for the rest of their lives. This short guide is designed to help you think about when and how far you want to step in and when to step away and let them work it out.