I Raise a Sibling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    Big Sister Trying To Be A Good Parent

    I am turning 21.  My papa died when I was only 11 & my mama passed away when I was 17.  I am the eldest of 7 children, basically I am now the parent to my 6 siblings, but I can't claim that much credit since some of my relatives are helping me out in...
    Iamabigsister Iamabigsister
    18-21, F
    Dec 2, 2009

    In A Way.

    My brother's father died when he was four.  Ever since then my mom and I have been his parents together.  I have taken so much responsibilty for him.  I have also been responsible for my father's two sons.  I only had custody of them six months but I...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2009

    Senior Girl

    I am raising my 17 yo sis and its freaking hard can anyoe relate?  I always thought me and my is would be sharing secrets and talking about life, not yelling at her about her grades.  Please help
    lilywinter lilywinter
    1 Response Dec 4, 2008

    I Raised My Brother

    yup. yes I did. after my parents divorced anyway. My dad was never home when my bro and I were growing up so I did most of the raising part. I am not responsible for his spelling errors, blame the LCWM school system. :P He grew up fine, alive and well. He's...
    wack1985 wack1985
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Dec 3, 2009
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