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Brothers and Sisters

Matthew Rhys On His 'Refreshing' Gay Character On 'Brothers & Sisters'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.21.2016 | Queer Voices

When actor Matthew Rhys was auditioning for the role of "Kevin Walker," a man who identifies as gay, in ABC's "Brothers & Sisters," he told HuffPost L...

6 Siblings and 5 Valuable Lessons Learned

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 11.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daffnee Cohen

I'm number 3 (the best number of course) out of 6 children. Let that sink in. That is a LOT of children. As the years pass by, as we all get older and...

17 Awesome Things About Being A Woman With Brothers

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.04.2015 | Women

In their 1992 song "Brother for Sale," Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen sing about the struggle of being girls with a brother. Sometimes brothers get on you...

3 Things I've Learned Watching My Sister Fight Breast Cancer

Justin Ricklefs | Posted 06.27.2015 | Women
Justin Ricklefs

She didn't choose this battle. But I promise it messed with the wrong woman. Give 'em hell George. We're praying and pulling for you.

Gender Stereotypes and the Sister-Brother Relationship

Kelly Suellentrop | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Kelly Suellentrop

The relationships between sister and sister or brother and brother are celebrated in greeting cards, inspirational sayings, and other Hallmark-worthy moments. Yet I have loved watching the web that is continuously being spun between my children...a lone sister and brother.

The Unbreakable Bond: Siblings' Lasting Impressions, Explained By Science

Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact

Remember that time when you drew on your sister's homework (textbooks included) and afterwards she still read your favorite bedtime story? Or that oth...

33 Reasons My Kids Are Fighting Today

Meredith Hale | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents
Meredith Hale

Little Brother was in time-out for two minutes while Big Sister was in time-out for five minutes and that's not fair.


Tricia McCallum | Posted 04.05.2015 | Books
Tricia McCallum

This story is included in Tricia McCallum's first book of poetry: Nothing Gold Can Stay: A Mother and Father Remembered .

What I Gained From Having A Sister And No Brothers

Joe DeProspero | Posted 01.18.2015 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

By having a sister, I developed an early respect for the opposite sex I may not have if I had been an only child or one of three brothers.

What A 10-Year-Old Boy Sees When He Looks At His Little Sister

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.30.2014 | Parents

Today's cute kid note is one of the sweetest we've seen. Title: What I See When I Look At My Sister Author: Charlie Age: 10 Recipient: Cha...

5 Ways My Second Kid Is Getting Less (And That's OK)

Meredith Hale | Posted 12.03.2014 | Parents
Meredith Hale

I'm constantly witnessing ways in which my toddler son is getting less than his older sister did. And yet, despite the outward appearance of deprivation, I'm discovering that the things he's missing aren't as important as I thought.

6 Things Only A Sister Can Do For You

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

She's bossy? She's embarrassing? She's irreplaceable? Yes, yes, and yes -- but not at all how you think. By Sean Wilsey First off, a little back...

The Day My Favorite Waitress Made Me Cry

Kathy Radigan | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

I always describe myself as being a special needs mom, but in reality we are a special needs family. We have not had to tell our boys to feel responsible for Lizzy, they do that because they love her.

The Ties That Bind My Kids

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

The bond between siblings is one of those unexplainable and largely unteachable things. It grows from shared experience -- from growing up and living through so much together, from knowing each other's secrets, from loving (and sometimes hating) the same people.

Little Girl Is Really Excited To Find Out Her Baby Sibling's Gender, Until...

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.31.2014 | Parents

A baby's gender announcement is a joyous time for all. Well, maybe not for this little girl who really (REALLY) wished she was getting a sister, a...

For the Love of My Sister

Robin Korth | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

My sister Laurie was a year and a half older than me and always two years ahead of me in school. She was also my best friend and "almost twin." In our...

'True Blood' Casting Drama!

Posted 12.31.2013 | TV

It looks like some new blood is headed to "True Blood." TV Line reports that Luke Grimes, who played vampire James on the sixth season of the HBO s...

The Achiever, the Peacemaker and the Life of the Party: How Birth Order Affects Personality

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 02.22.2014 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

I know that no two children have the same set of parents, even though they live in the same family. Why? Because parents are different with each of their children, and no two children ever take the same role.

Nelson Mandela, Forgiveness and Brothers and Sisters

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 12.09.2013 | Impact
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

How did he do it? How did he see stars instead of bars while in prison? Apartheid, suffering, and twenty-seven years of imprisonment did not stop him from leading a nation through a process of truth and reconciliation.

How I Owned Up to My Last Mental Facepalm

Naomi Mac Millan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News
Naomi Mac Millan

At the time, her answer made me feel sorry for her. At least that's how I took it. However, it was my brother-in-law's impromptu speech during the reception that caused me to rethink things. I realized I had it all wrong.

Christopher Rudolph

Greg Berlanti To Introduce Gay Character On Hit CW Show | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

You may not be familiar with his name, but you definitely know Greg Berlanti's work. A pioneer in gay television, Berlanti oversaw many of TV's bi...

WATCH: 10 Senior Siblings Living Life To The Fullest

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.09.2013 | Fifty

Art Kutchinski, 82, feels fortunate to be surrounded by his family. But this is no ordinary reunion. Art has nine happy and healthy siblings, ranging ...

Tie One On: Bracelets for Brothers, Sisters and Friends on the Festival of Rasksha Bandhan

Barbara Biziou | Posted 10.19.2013 | Religion
Barbara Biziou

On Aug. 21 this year, Hindus all over the world celebrate Raksha Bandhan or Rahki -- a time dedicated to the love and caring between brothers and sisters.

Surprising Reason Some Men Are Republicans

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

A new academic study has found that young men raised with sisters are more conservative in their outlook on gender roles and more likely to vote Repub...

How To Be A Mean Brother

Posted 06.26.2013 | Comedy

Keith Allen Vanke is pleased to introduce you to his sister. So very pleased. Vine of the year? Yeah, Vine of the year. Via Daily Picks & Flick...