This Is How We Do: Raising Siblings



In this week’s episode, we’re talking about all things sibling-related, from managing age gaps to mitigating disagreements. With a collective 10 kids between Indiana, Ashlee, and April—and a whopping FORTY-TWO among the full C+C team—we offer our take on how we foster friendships between our kids without forcing them, and the unexpected moments of joy we find along the way.

Show Notes

Thank you to our episode sponsors:

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Mentioned in this episode:

Some of our favorite toys for fostering sibling play and relationships:

Magna tiles
Picasso tiles
Fort building and other building sets
Walkie Talkies

The bunk beds Ashlee’s boys have

This Daniel Tiger episode is great for prepping to add a new sibling to the family

Related previous episodes:

Growing Your Family, Part 1
Growing Your Family, Part 2

Related essays:

Take Care Of Each Other
Yesterday My Kids Got Along And I Almost Died Of Shock
The Gift Of Each Other

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings, content managed by Jennifer Batchelor.


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