My Big Brother

my big brother

What would life be like if your brother was an actual giant?

Johnny’s Father

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Stephen Mead offers up a short, powerful piece on someone else’s father–a father who is as memorable as he is flawed.

Desperate Measures

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Using images of war, Steven Riel writes on a rivalry between brothers…and the ensuing fallout.

Best Birthday Surprise: A Brother Returns Home

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Nicolas makes a surprise come-back from 19 month trip to celebrate his sister’s birthday. Beautiful.

You Probably Don’t Practice the Most Important Skill in Life

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You are a SOCIAL animal. So why accept social mediocrity?

How Your Bitter Divorce Broke Us Children

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Divorce can be amicable or ugly, and what happens to the children can last a lifetime.

I Lost My Brother When I Had Kids: When Siblings Disappear

I Lost My Brother When I Had Kids: When Siblings Disappear

Chris Bernholdt thought that having kids would only make his family bigger. That wasn’t the case.

Trick Shot Titus Video: This Kid is Freaking Amazing

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You might be smarter than a 5th grader, but can you make more baskets than a toddler? Not if that toddler is Trick Shot Titus!

A Teenage Boy’s Letter to His Older Brother Leaving Home

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Gabriel Goldstein sends off his older brother to military service with a moving portrait of their brotherly bond.

A Thankful Video: From Amazing Kids With Heart Defects

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This is what thankful looks like.

Love and Losing: A Bonding Story

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What is more important when picking a favorite sports team: tradition or location? Larry Bernstein shares losing, love, and baseball with his 9-year-old son.

All Brothers Are Jerks

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Sandy Roffey thinks all brothers are jerks. She means that in the nicest way possible.

Funny or Not? Video of Dad Mocking Daughter’s Tantrum

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What do you do when you have had enough of a child’s inconsolable behavior? This family makes the most of it.

He Saw A Man Messing His Sister Around

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Ariane Beeston reflects on the relationship between two important men in her life: her husband and her brother.

Lessons From My Little Sister

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Patrick Brothwell opens up about what growing up with a kid sister has taught him.

Look

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As I stand under an apricot tree, a golden set of stairs appears.