1. Only a brother can love like a father, annoy like a sister, care like a mother and support like a friend. I love you my Brother.
2. Sometimes the boundaries need reinforcing from time to time. This may sound like a parent-child relationship - and it is that way. But we are not doing it in an authoritarian way, we are doing it in a friendly, supportive way. But we are also being assertive about our boundaries being understood and respected.
3. My father didn't do anything unusual. He did what dads are supposed to do—be there
4. It doesn't necessarily mean that parents should treat each kid exactly equally because its unlikely the kids need the same thing.
Say one child is getting more attention for their school work than other, it maybe because that child needs that kind of support.