siblings

Siblings are the only enemy you can't live without.

Sarah Headley2 years ago
Athena
“Sorry for your loss.” That's what they all say. But do people really mean it? Or is it just something that we've been told we had to do enough that it has become expected? Is it for them, to make the...
Nica McLaughlin2 years ago
My Brother Is Autistic
There are two moments in my early childhood that would help define who I would become. 1. The day my baby brother came home, that night we had spaghetti for dinner so for ever his nickname would be "m...
Kerri Wood2 years ago
The Beginning of the Big
One of my earliest memories is of my mom and dad bringing my sister home. I don't recall seeing her in the hospital at all. I just remember mom bringing her through the door and laying her on the couc...
Alyssa Horn2 years ago
My Experiences with Autism
Autism is a brain disorder that makes it difficult for the affected to communicate or relate to others. It is something that I am all too familiar with since my little brother suffers from it. For yea...
Life as the Oldest Sibling
As I stated in “Lessons from my Internet Friend,” I am the oldest of two siblings. I have one sibling, a younger brother named Phillip. I would hope that my parents would’ve loved us equally throughou...
Marie S2 years ago
Off the Back
1 I see you questioning yourself. You grow frustrated and tired and frustrated again. You haven’t even saddled up yet and you’re already thinking of dropping out. I watch you get into your placement. ...
LaDeena Cabigon2 years ago
Sisters
Do you have a sister? I do. It isn’t like a normal sibling relationship though. I am shunned by my parents and younger sister. She was 13 when I moved out of the house and now she just turned 15 last ...
Ashwini Engineer2 years ago
Promoted!
Aunt. This word has so much meaning. You have the role of mother without all the hassle, you're looked as the fun one, or sometimes the mean one. You get to spoil the heck out your nieces or nephews w...
Nita Hargrove2 years ago
My Speech for My Sister's Wedding
Good evening everyone, my name is Anita and I’m the bride's baby sister. What I loved the most about growing up with my sister was she always had my back. I remember a time that I was in middle school...
Heather Lopes2 years ago
Twin
People everywhere are always interested in subjects that are not, what they call, "normal" or the majority. In this case, I am going to write about something most people find an interest in. I'm talki...
Thanksgiving
Dear Diary, Tomorrow is Thanksgiving or as some call it “Turkey day.” It's the holiday where we give thanks for all we have. The house should be filled with family and friends. The sound of my younger...
Cooch Malodour2 years ago
Tiny Little Miracles
Mesmerized, wide eyed, with all of the curiosity and fear of an eight-year-old boy, lying on my belly, propping my head up with my left hand, slowly, achingly moving the right one forward just a hair ...
PJ
Piper Jones2 years ago
The Breakout: How I Finally Conquered the Stigma of the Older-Sibling Shadow
We all know about middle child syndrome: the center of three or more children feeling invisible due to an overabundance of attention directed at both the oldest and the youngest. This is 100 percent r...
M M2 years ago
Growing up with a Sibling with Down-Syndrome...
I knew from the start, I had to fight for my sister. When I was six, in the hospital room my mother had told me that my sister was born different. To me, that didn't matter. I had the little sister I ...
Ashley Magoon2 years ago
Open Letter to My Brother
To my brother... There was a time we used to be close. A time when I meant something to you. Okay, so I was a senior in high school with a job who also avoided being home at all costs, but I did show ...
Vanessa Hampton2 years ago
Sisters
My parents got divorced when I was 18 months old so I never met my real father until I was about 30 years old. My step dad raised me and I have always considered him my dad now and til I die. However,...
Ash Bash2 years ago
Narcissistic Siblings and the Pain You Feel from Them
Growing up in a dysfunctional household puts you at a risk for not having a very close relationship with siblings. It is shown that many siblings that come from abusive and dysfunctional homes do not ...
Crystal Greer2 years ago
Family of Blankets
I was on Facebook a year ago and I came across this post from a lady that was starting a GoFundMe page and the post was saying that this family had lost their home from a fire. Well I clicked on the l...