Mom Still Likes You Best: The Unfinished Business Between Siblings by Jane Asay
Through hours of interviews, Jane Asay explores the complicated relationships between siblings and parents. She explores relationships throughout different life stages from young adulthood to care for an elderly parent and their death.
Using anecdotes, the author discusses how the early pecking order in a family can be difficult to overcome as the siblings enter different experiences. Siblings make decisions about geographical location, contact, relationships with nieces and nephews, and leadership based on their perception of sibling relationship.
The author ultimately recommends mending bridges and pursuing relationships with siblings. Good or bad, our brothers and sisters share a history with us and we can develop a fulfilling adult relationship with our siblings.
Kind of like built in best friends.
*Enter to win this book!*
Two copies are waiting with your name on it. I still don't require you to tweet, facebook or follow (although you can if you want to) because then I kind of feel like I'm selling my soul.
I like my soul.
1. Include a comment that describes your unfinished business with a sibling. For instance, when I was at school in the first grade, my preschool sister decided to cut the hair off my Madame Alexander doll, Sweet Tears. It was a massacre. Of course, if I were being fair (which I don't have to be), I might mention that I gave this sister her first haircut two years before. All those beautiful red curls lying in a pile on the floor while my mother was taking a shower.
2. Include your email address so I can contact you when you win!
3. If you are my brother or sister and you want this book, your entry must include the words, "All Hail to Queen Nancy."
Contest open to U.S. and Canada residents only with a physical address (no P.O. boxes) and ends May 17, 2010
Thank you Judy from Doubleday publishing for providing these review copies.