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Sibling Relationship

It's National Sibling Day, and My Kids Get to Celebrate Too

Rachel Garlinghouse | Posted 04.10.2015 | Parents
Rachel Garlinghouse

We've been asked many questions since choosing to adopt and becoming a transracial family. Did you get to name the kids? I thought all adopted kids had problems? Were your kids born addicted to drugs? Could you not have your own children? Do you do their hair?

A Letter To The New Big Sister

Meg Owen | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents
Meg Owen

Your little sister smiles from ear to ear when she sees your face, and always looks for you when she hears your voice. Even though I'm her mommy, I have a feeling that you're her favorite person.

What's It Like To Be Your Son Or Daughter?

Dr. Tim Cavell | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Dr. Tim Cavell

Think about the relationship you have with your children. More importantly, consider what your children think about that relationship. Is it a plus for them? How invested are they in that relationship?

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.

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...

College Bound: The Impact on the Siblings Left Behind

GalTime | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents
GalTime

When you acknowledge and address the impact of your teen's departure on her brothers and sisters at home, you ensure that no one feels unimportant or left behind.