Monthly Archives: May 2012

Can Young Siblings Help Care for Grandma? Ask NPR

NPR has an excellent new series – Family Matters . A recent segment covered young siblings Lauren and Chris supporting their great grandmother Continue reading

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Midlife Sibling War on Memorial Day Barbecue? Get a Fire Extinguisher.

  Are you dreading the Memorial Day family barbeque?  .Will your estranged brother be manning the barbeque while you drink too much beer? Are you a midlife sibling at war with sister or brother? Worse than that, do you feel … Continue reading

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Are Female Siblings Violent Towards Brothers?

Researchers have found that while women are more likely to use physical aggression during disagreements, parents frequently are more upset by male aggression than female belligerence. This is true even when the abusive acts are identical (e.g., boys throwing objects during a fight is seen as a more serious transgression than girls throwing objects during a fight). Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gifts from Kid Siblings- Homemade and Priceless

What are some great home made gifts that young siblings can make for mother’s day- for either Mom or Grandma ? Continue reading

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Do You Have a Sister-? Then You Have The Strongest Sibling Bond .

If you have mended your connection with your sister, you have strengthened the ties with a best friend. Continue reading

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