Sibling life often consists of screaming matches, fisticuffs and tantrums over who gets to play with what, leaving many a parent pulling their hair out.
So when one mum found a loving note from one of her daughters to the other, she was left pleasantly surprised.
Lobke Marsden said her daughters, aged 12 and nine, spend most of their time fighting - however on Tuesday her eldest daughter was feeling “a little sad” and the younger one clearly decided to take matters into her own hands.
Lobke, a radiotherapy play specialist, said she found a handwritten note which her youngest daughter had penned to her big sister - and it really tugs on the heartstrings.
In colourful large letters, the note said: “I hope you feel better.” Then, at the bottom of the page was a continuation of the adorable message: “I love you with all my heart and I’m always here when you need me. I hope you feel better soon.”
On 22 August, Lobke shared a photo of the note on social media. Twitter user @JanePDavidson commented: “Precious lil moments like that are to be remembered [sic]...It shows that you’re doing pretty well as a parent too, Lobke. Bringing up children who care for one another is great to see.”
Meanwhile @drdjmath called it: “A beautiful and thoughtful note”.