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6 Things Only A Sister Can Do For You

Posted 09.30.2014 | 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 08.11.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.15.2013 | Gay 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...

A Sibling for My Child

Caren Chesler | Posted 07.31.2013 | Parents
Caren Chesler

We sometimes regret not having another child because we deprived Eddie of a sibling. We try to fill the void by running around with him, hiding behind trees, kicking balls, playing tag, but it's tiring. My husband and I are close to 50. We don't always have the stamina to be his siblings.

Smallest Gesture Means Something to Mourners

Linda K. Wertheimer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda K. Wertheimer

Today reminded me that there is a little bit of my brother in every place he lived, every place he walked, every place he laughed, every place he flashed that huge smile that teachers and friends alike thought was contagious.

Jon Baitz's Journey to Other Desert Cities

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.30.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Baitz's play seeks an alternative way out of the seeming impasses of our times -- our political deadlocks, our family dramas, even our most heartfelt and ego-driven certitudes -- by making us experience a greater emotional truth.

The Memory Keepers

Allison Tate | Posted 12.22.2012 | Parents
Allison Tate

More than scrapbooks, more than baby books, my children are themselves memory keepers, especially of the details of each other's childhoods.

The Thread Of Protection

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 10.02.2012 | Women
Sahaj Kohli

Yesterday marked the annual occasion of Raksha Bandhan, or as I know it, Rakhri. It's a day when Hindus and Sikhs celebrate the relationship between s...

Dream Kitchen: Recreating The TV Kitchen From 'Brothers & Sisters'

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Everyone, at one time or another, dreams of their ideal kitchen -- a place where everything is laid out and planned perfectly, containing all the appl...

Failed TV Writer Is A Hit On Broadway

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- It was F. Scott Fitzgerald who famously wrote there are no second acts in American lives. It is Jon Robin Baitz who says that's utter balo...

Nicki Gostin

Rachel Griffiths Talks Broadway Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Celebrity

The celebrated Australian actress Rachel Griffiths is making her Broadway debut in "Other Desert Cities," in which she plays a once-promising writer w...

WATCH: Troy Davis Inspires Poignant Art Piece

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

Following the controversial execution of Troy Davis, a 2010 art piece that depicted Davis as an inmate has gained new meaning. The piece is a collabor...

Raksha Bandhan: An Opportunity For Social Cohesion

Anju Bhargava | Posted 11.06.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Tying a Rakhi on the wrists of close friends and neighbors underscores the need for a harmonious social life, where every individual co-exists peacefully as brothers and sisters.

Chipotle Firings: One Story of a Broken Immigration System

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While the broken state of our immigration system, and its desperate need for reform, might not be a part of your daily life, there are many for whom it is. It's time we all start following this story.