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How do you handle a 10 year old boy who constantly squeals on his sister?

My 10 year old son feels he has to tell me everything about his youngest sister who is 9 years old. He thinks he is protecting her, but sometimes I feel like he is trying to either get her in trouble or make himself look good. They are inseparable and get along for the most part very well. Please help?

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Chiqui52

Asked by Chiqui52 at 8:43 AM on Apr. 11, 2011 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Tell him he only needs to tell you if she is having trouble, is hurt, etc. Have a discussion about what you need to know. Make it clear it is not necessary to come to you constantly.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 8:51 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • Maybe tell him that you miss talking to him about stuff other than what his sister does? Ask him questions like : What did you do at school? Tell me the funniest thing that happened today? What did you have for lunch? Avoid yes/no questions. Good luck!
    since_3.18.93

    Answer by since_3.18.93 at 12:35 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • Be happy your son wants to talk to you
    christinahenry

    Answer by christinahenry at 1:53 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

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