I feel bad for families where the brothers and sisters don’t get along, they are family and I can say with certainty that I love and appreciate my sisters. They have always been there for me and I will always be there for them. There is something about family that can never be replaced, it’s not a duty, it’s not an obligation, it’s an honor. Today is a day we get to openly show we care even when so often it’s taken for granted. And maybe that’s okay too, since to expect to be cared for and not have to worry about it is nice too. But then, that’s just what brothers and sisters do.
How to celebrate – Take your brother, sister or both to lunch today. Send them a thank you card for all they do. Just visit for no reason at all.
If you have a brother or sister, you have a sibling! I know, it’s weird isn’t it! Well, I have two sisters, I count them every day to make sure. I am so happy to have them, of course, I didn’t really have a choice but then I wouldn’t change a thing even if I could.
Now you can’t honestly say that you have always enjoyed having siblings all your life, that would be a lie, but as you get older you realize just how important they are. Those that have never had a brother or sister cannot understand. That’s not a bad thing, they just don’t get the relationship normally bound by, well… relations!
Today was founded by Claudia A. Evart after she lost her siblings, she is the President and Founder of today. The idea of today was supported by Bill Clinton but was never passed into law. However, there are 22 governors that did proclaim the day for their state.
It is true that your brother or sister, or both, are your best friend. There is a bond that very hard to break and for the life of me, I don’t know why one would even try.
How to celebrate – Give your brother or sister, or both, a call today. Form a brother and sister club in your neighborhood. Have a sibling party!
I always grew up thinking that brothers and sisters were supposed to fight like cats and dogs. Well, my dog loves my cats and vice-versa. Now I don’t expect to always agree with my sisters, I have two of them, but I will always love them and respect them and I do miss them when they aren’t around.
In fact, if you ever need to rely on someone to do something for you look no further than a brother or sister. Each has their own personality and ego but somehow, in he end, they manage to work past that and find a way to support each other.
Growing up, each has to establish their place but once done, they generally find more they agree with than they dis-agree on. The older they get, the more they think alike. An older brother or sister is always there to defend the younger. The younger normally looks up to the older for suggestions and figuring out life.
There are times when the brother and sister are inseparable. That is only logical. In most families they are raised the same, given the same values and are extensions of each other. They have different ways of looking at things, but normally end up with the same opinion.
You may have a best friend that you think you can share everything with and that knows ever thought in your head but believe me, a brother or sister has had that same though before you ever though it. In the end, friends come and go but a brother or sister are always there to stay.
How to celebrate – Visit your brother or sister if they are close, if not, write them a letter. (I know that’s old fashion) Take your brother or sister to lunch today. Do something to let your brother or sister know that you love them.