Things to Know: Family Fights
5 things to know family fights

All families have their arguments and squabbles, but here we'll look at how family fights impact kids.

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All families have their fair share of arguments. Squabbles over who was supposed to unload the dishwasher or take out the trash are pretty common in all families. It's when the arguments start to get heated or frequent where troubles start to brew.

Not all kids suffer from negative effects of family fighting, but ongoing or intensifying arguments may have lasting impacts on the physical and mental health of kids -- effects that reach beyond race, social or economic status.

Here we'll look at how family arguments impact kids, from models of conflict resolution to how stress effects children.