Tag Archives: midlife siblings

Mom Loves You Best Now Out on Kindle

My book Mom Loves You Best Forgiving and Forging Sibling Relationships, New Horizon Press is now out on Kindle. Continue reading

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What is a sibling?

Exactly what is a sibling. This seems so basic- we always think we know what a brother or sister is . Continue reading

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Midlife Sibling Family Disaster plan- Agenda for Family Meeting

You need a disaster plan because older people are more likely to die in heat wave disasters like the broiling one this week. Continue reading

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Step Siblings, Blood Siblings- Will it Be a :Summer Family Reuinion or Family Meeting

Did those step siblings who entered your life when Mom divorced Dad and married again, destroy your warm family nest? Continue reading

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Are You and Your Midlife Siblings Going to Spoil The Fourth of July Barbeque?

Celebrations like today’s family Fourth of July barbeque or gathering are not time to discuss family /sibling problems. This is true especially if there is lots of alcohol involved. Continue reading

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What Is a Sibling Family Meeting? Fast Flash Directions

A sibling family meeting is a conference between sibling to solve large or small sibling problems . Continue reading

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Celebrate Father’s Day Without Siblings Drama and Drunks

If you live long distance and come in for father’s day , how to make the trip worth it for you and Dad. Start with- don’t stay with an sibling you don’t like. Try a motel or airbnb- they have places in very town your Dad might live. Continue reading

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Eight Tips For Father’s Day Celebrations To Keep It Sibling Stress Free

It is a party not a family meeting. If you want to talk about personal issues, make a date to get together with your angry sister/brother. Continue reading

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Caring for Aging Parents- Which Sib is the Pitcher- Which Sib on the Farm Team

Are you and your midlife siblings already worrying about your aging parents? Even if the problem has just come up- Dad’s bad driving, Mom burning pots, a crisis that ended one of them in the hospital with the doctor warning you to form a sibling team – check out your present teammates and see who is the pitcher, who’s the catcher and who is on the farm team and will never get to the big leagues. 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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