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What Check List Do You Or Your Midlife siblings need during summer visit to aging parents?

Here is a checklist for midlife siblings to take , on your summer visit I have given you ten red flags to watch for when you spend time with aging parents. This means you may have to get out your magnifying glass, like Sherlock Holmes, and really look for clues. Continue reading

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Is There Sibling Violence in Your Family?

Violence between brothers was the most common among siblings. In fact the rates of injuries with weapons was highest with brothers.

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Have Post Holiday Blues About Fractured Family Rules?

Want to make a New Year’s resolution to change the rules that put you through such annual misery? Continue reading

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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

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Summer Sibing Rivalry Sizzling ?

Especially in summer, when kids are out of school, if Mom’s and Dad’s reach out to nearby family, parents can downgrade present and even future sibling rivalry and strife. Continue reading

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Kim Iverson Wants to Know About Sibling Rivalry

Was interviewed last night about midlife sibling rivalry by radio Host Kim Iverson on the Your Time with Kim Iverson show. A sibling connection silenced by sibling rivalry can sound like chalk scraping on a blackboard . Creedence Clearwater Revival, … Continue reading

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Are you a sibling who is dreading Thanksgiving?

Is your family gathering in the planning stages of turkey day and you are already thinking of ditching to avoid a sibling? Holidays can sometimes trigger old brother or sister hurts that never healed. Joy to the World can turn … Continue reading

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