Category Archives: Gender

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

Advertisements
Posted in brother, Gender, Raising your siblings, sibling violence, sisters, young siblings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sibling Rivalry Stunning in Dowtown Abbey

Sibling Rivalry  is key to Downton Abbey. I arrived late to the soapish series -but fell hard. I was glued each Sunday like my mother to As The World Turns in the 50’s. I am jonesing now that the second … Continue reading

Posted in adult sibling rivalry, Gender, sibling rivalry, sisters | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Is Your Sister Being Michele Bachman at Thanksgiving ?

Which sibling is organizing Thanksgiving this year- like they organize everything- then tell you what to do. ? Usually it’s the sibling role of the bossy sister. Continue reading

Posted in Gender, Holiday with siblings, holidays, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Want to dress like Betty Draper but have Don Cook the Turkey ?

Help out gender equality on Turkey Day . Ask men to cook something, give thanks for daughters and sons then have the boys clear the table Continue reading

Posted in Gender, Mad Men, sisters, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment