how to deal with children far apart in age
hi I'm new to the board, I need some suggestions for dealing with my 3 children who are 5 years apart in age. I have 2 boys, 14 and 9 and a girl 4, and when they're together in the house it's almost always chaos! For example the youngest likes to hit her older brothers or throw tantrums if she doesn't get her way, and the oldest likes to tease his younger brother which usually ends up in bickering back and forth despite my numerous requests to stop. I try to be fair and equitable in disciplining them but it can be so difficult at times. Any suggestions on how I can get them to enjoy each other's company, and for keeping the peace at home?