I’ve come to realize that growing up, I read and enjoyed a lot of books about sisters. From Little Women to Into the Woods, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants to The Mists of Avalon, The Red Tent to anything by Jane Austen. And, I think, in many ways, it helped inspire and teach me what to aspire to in my relationship not only with my sisters but other women.
And, it’s not because she’s my daughter that I think passing on this information—the experience of and relationship of sisters—is important but because trying to understand and appreciate how interpersonal relationships work is important; and, hopefully, knowing will broaden your world a little and, maybe, even help.
I wonder and worry whether Nemesia has read anything about sisters. And what kind of sister she wants to be and whether any characters inspired her.