Our expert says:
JC, Sounds like a not unusual and highly annoying phase with a young teenager. As at some other stages in life, as they start to explore their own power to assert themslves, to manipulate, etc., they can become a real pain in the neck.
To avoid arguments about whether she id X or Y chore yesterday, why not apportion the chores routinely among the two --- so chore X is something she is expected to do everyday, while her sister does chore Y ever day ?
Sometimes their may be opportunities to talk rationally to her ; to explain that caring about her, which you do very much, does not involve taking her side when she's wrong or when she's being unreasonable, but caring includes discipline and helping her to become a much more loveable and happier person.
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