@I_am_Ortega’s brother has Down syndrome. In this personal story, she writes about her difficult relationship with him, and the responsibility and guilt that comes with being a caregiver to a disabled sibling
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If you find yourself relating to the things on this list, you’re your sibling’s bestie and you should probably call them now to say hi.
The subject of today’s #ZikokoWhatSheSaid is a 53-year-old Nigerian woman who talks about moving to Lagos to make it in the 90’s, the realities of supporting six younger siblings in 1992 as the first daughter and her transition into the money lending business to survive and become her own person.
The subject of today’s What She Said is an 18-year-old firstborn who has already raised three children. She talks about spending her childhood raising her siblings, her dad’s obvious favouritism towards her brothers, and how she wishes her parents were more involved in raising their children. Can you tell me the earliest memory of […]
My fellow enraged video recorders, I welcome you. If your sibling is on this table, call them out. 1) Pass naked in the background. How can I be related to this kind of human being? 2) Sing in the background. Well done, Bariga Adele. 3) Open or close the door loudly. Sign one million on […]
If this sounds like you, welcome on this journey. 1) You are scarily good at rough play. All the years of wrestling with your brothers has developed an appetite for violent activities disguised as play. 2) Competition is your middle name. Your brothers must never win anything because you won’t hear the end of it. […]
Looking like your parents isn’t a big deal for you, especially if you really don’t see it. So while everyone else scrambles above themselves to compare every habit and utterance of yours to your parents’ you just want them to get over it. On the other hand, it can be fun and you get a […]
Being the last child in a family comes with its perks and frustrations. And it also comes with a lot of condescending statements from people who try to define the life of the last child even though they have no idea how it is. Here are some of the things every last born in the […]
Love, hate relationship.
When one sibling has done something wrong and wants to put everyone in trouble.
They don’t know our real struggle.
The most difficult thing to do!
Is it a holiday or punishment?
The struggle to find privacy.
The last born syndrome.
Don’t tell Mum and Dad.
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