Happy birthday to my little sister! 🎉
Since she's celebrating her birthday today, it seems like the perfect time to talk about the positive benefits of having a sibling. Like all human-to-human interactions, sibling relationships vary wildly. Some people cannot imagine life without siblings; some people would give anything for that to be a reality. Most people are probably somewhere in the middle — at times, overcome with gratitude and love; at others, irritated beyond belief — but no matter where you fall on the sibling-love spectrum, there are some great benefits of having siblings in your life.
I spent sometime this week reflecting on how lucky I am to have a sister (and doing a bit of research on scientific evidence for why siblings are great). Read on to uncover some of the reasons why having a sibling is awesome!