Final Thoughts on Examples Older Teens Set for Little Siblings
Older teenagers are a big part of their little sibling’s life, even if it doesn’t seem that way. The younger ones look up to the teens and want their attention. They also often want to be like their older sibling because they look up to them as role models.
Teaching teens that their younger siblings look up to them can help encourage healthy relationships. You can also clarify your expectations about how they should treat one another. When your children bond despite the age difference, everyone can benefit.