And also, that young woman [Soon-Yi] was very vulnerable, and I think it was very hard for the siblings, and certainly for Mia.
“Michael took care of his parents and siblings for years and then it got to be too much,” said a friend of the pop star.
What once started as cruelty to animals, siblings, and fraternity brothers has blossomed exponentially.
The siblings also say they feel that their elderly mother had been taken advantage of by the executors, friends say.
MZ and her siblings were raised nothing, really, except to be skeptical about nationalism and organized religion.
Like Beth, Kinney was brought up in a religious family as one of three siblings.
The vast majority of parents and siblings of people with Down syndrome believe their lives are better for it.
Most thrilling was the reunion with Ladin and Iman, the youngest of the siblings left behind.
"brother or sister," 1903, modern revival (in anthropology) of Old English sibling "relative, kinsman," from sibb "kinship, relationship; love, friendship, peace, happiness," from Proto-Germanic *sibja- "blood relation, relative," properly "one's own" (cf. Old Saxon sibba, Old Frisian, Middle Dutch sibbe, Old High German sippa, German Sippe, Gothic sibja "kin, kindred"), from PIE s(w)e-bh(o)- (cf. Old Church Slavonic sobistvo, Russian sob "character, individuality"), an enlargement of the root *swe- "self" (see idiom). Related to the second element in gossip.
The word 'sib' or 'sibling' is coming into use in genetics in the English-speaking world, as an equivalent of the convenient German term 'Geschwister' [E.&C. Paul, "Human Heredity," 1930]In Old English, sibb and its compounds covered grounds of "brotherly love, familial affection" which tended later to lump into love (n.), e.g. sibsumnes "peace, concord, brotherly love," sibbian (v.) "bring together, reconcile," sibbecoss "kiss of peace." Sibship, however, is a modern formation (1908). Sib persisted through Middle English as a noun, adjective, and verb expressing kinship and relationship.
sibling sib·ling (sĭb'lĭng)
One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister.