Tag Archives: stepsiblings

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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How to Avoid Sibling Wars With Your Kids- Family Meetings

Family meetings are an excellent tool for letting you listen to both sides of a sibling argument. They provide a safe arena where you can impose rules about each person taking a turn to express his or her viewpoint. Continue reading

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Is All The Air Sucked Out Of Your Family By Adult Sibling Rivalry?

This giant adult sibling elephant is taking up miles of space in your midlife family room. What ever happened you feel like a victim and your sibling is the villain. Continue reading

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Want to make a New Years Resolution to raise your kids as closer siblings ?

Parents are like turtles. They carry the carapace of their childhood sibling clashes with them into their own parenting. Moms and dads re-create their own brother and sister issues- once again- with their own children. How?? Continue reading

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PTSD Sibling Post Holiday Therapy Needed?Take This Test.

If the main villain in the family tragedy is a sibling or step sibling – here’s a post holiday quiz to see if you need help. Continue reading

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Dreading Thanksgiving With Your Sibling?

I am looking for midlife sibling stories involving the fast approaching holidays. Are you a step sibling who has been invited to your stepmother’s house for turkey day and planning to down several cocktails to endure the meal? Continue reading

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Steps To Suture Old Sibling/Step Sibling Injuries

With some other brothers and sisters, especially step siblings – old emotional injury turns into a lesion that festers into midlife. Continue reading

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