I came to find Sibs Raising Sibs after hours and months of Google searches trying to find something, anything or anyone who was in my situation. I knew I wasn’t the first one to ever take on the responsibility of raising siblings. I just had to find the right keywords. A big thank you to Isabel for reaching out to me after I commented on a Facebook post, it made my day. She asked me to write about us so here’s our story. Continue reading
I am Isabel’s Boyfriend, David. We started dating just before all of this began. Sometimes the person you’re dating will lose a loved one. Sometimes the person you’re dating will become a parent(/guardian) and have their priorities change. Sometimes the person you’re dating will get a new, demanding job. Sometimes, all three happen within a few months.
Left to right: Sam (Charlie boyfriend), Charlie, Izzy, David (Izzy’s boyfriend)
Charlie is a super star. She had an aha moment and is suddenly excelling at school in a way I never thought would happen. She has found her passion in art and has jumped in full force. Now after a few years at the local community college, she’s ready to transfer- but with the twins she needs to look close to home.
So this was a fun one! My littlest sister and I were sitting at the dinning room table chatting when I opened a letter read in the vain of “NBD- your sisters dead.” Continue reading