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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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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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Late Life Remarriage=I Am My Own In- Law?

Get ready for the future. In twenty-first century midlife, not only do we frequently get divorced and remarried, but our aging parents do as well. Sometimes shockingly, we may acquire unexpected stepsiblings through a parent’s unforeseen late-life marriage. Continue reading

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Field on Midlife Sibling Team on Line

A web tool is helpful to manage the important information adult children will need to handle and divide tasks and responsibilities for aging parents. 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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It Takes A Village- Ask Extended Family to Help With Sibling Rivalry

If you are a parent who wants to steer clear of sibling rivalry among your kids -involve extended family. It does take a village Continue reading

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