Fun fact: Siblings Day can be considered international because it shares many similarities with the Indian holiday of Raksha Bandhan, despite their inherently different origins and customs. (Wikipedia)
Fun fact 2: Positive sibling relationships have been linked in research to a wide array of lifelong benefits including greater happiness, health, and even longevity.
Fun article on sibling influence on personality in Marie Claire magazine. I’m quoted and scroll down for a special section on my synopsis of birth order:
I was interviewed for this well-written piece on how to nurture good sibling relationships between your children by Jacquie Goetz Bluethmann for MetroParent:
Today, April 10th is National Siblings Day. It is not yet a federally recognized holiday but 49 U.S. States have proclamations recognizing the day. It is similar to Mother’s and Father’s Days in its spirit. Enjoy your siblings today (and everyday)! Here is a cute list of sibling fun facts in which your’s truly happens to be quoted too 🙂
Fun Facts About Siblings (from MSN.com):
Interesting new research study on role of sisters and competitiveness:
Interestingly, girls with older sisters were more competitive than those without older sisters.
Hey! I’m quoted in this excellent New York Times piece: