Many times siblings have a love/hate relationship. In some circumstances (such as when someone outside the family "attacks" someone within the family), siblings passionately defend one another. In other day-to-day situations at home, it can seem like they don't even like each other.
Hearing your kids in conflict can be one of the most disheartening experiences a parent can have. The temptation is to join in the fight yourself, which is rarely productive. So what's a parent to do?
There are a few good tips provided by the National Fatherhood Initiative in their weekly "Dad E-mail." You can read their thoughts here.