Blog Posts - Birth Order



How Birth Order Affects Personality and Relationships

This study had been done time and time again, there are plenty of articles on the internet and even books! However, it is a topic that I was deeply interested in because I noticed a pattern growing up where the oldest child (like me) tended to be mor...
by Before and After Baby on May 29, 2015

The top 5 reasons why older adoptee sisters are the best...

I met my oldest sister 11 years ago.  I found out she existed 23 year ago... and I vowed to never stop searching until I found her!I got the call just 6 weeks after my dad died in June of 2002.  He was not her biological father, but he was...
by A Life... Less Perfect on Aug 7, 2014

Yeast With Personality

In the culinary world, there is a bewitching fungus existing among us, a saccharomyces cerevisiae to be exact. This little, covert cooking agent latinized as “sugar fungus” is principally known as yeast. Fermenting on the “tartsR...
by The Word Magicians Kitchen on Jun 4, 2013

The Two Million Dollar Family

I’m always writing about some of the challenges that I’ve encountered to-date as a parent to one kid; now imagine four! Last week, my husband, son and I all flew to Edmonton to visit my brother and his family. They had … Continue r...
by Mayahood on Apr 19, 2012

Birth order, "the middle", and feeling important.

I was the middle kid in my family... and yes, I had the "middle kid complex" for my entire life.  I wasn't the first to do anything... and I wasn't the last.This is going to sound completely insane, but I know I was jealous of my sisters growing...
by A Life... Less Perfect on Jan 26, 2012

How Birth Order Can Influence Childhood Development

Have you ever wondered if the order you were born in impacted your development?  Do you think the birth order of your children impacts them?  What do you think would have happened if you were the oldest or youngest in your family instead of...
by Notes on Parenting on Oct 18, 2011

Taunting Siblings #AtoZ

Most people know that the majority of U.S. presidents were first born children, but I bet you didn't know that most comedians were born last. So, since I'm four positions down from the presidency, I guess I'll continue to write my humor blog. Today's...
by Catch My Words on Apr 23, 2011

Big girl blues

It's tough to be the "big girl" in a family. The eldest child has a lot of responsibilities as compared to their younger siblings. E told me this morning that it wasn't fair she had to get her own shoes and put her breakfast plate away when J gets wa...
by Mommy Dinosaur on Feb 3, 2011

Cek Kecocokan Anda dan Dia Lewat Urutan Lahir

Setiap orang pasti memiliki urutan lahir dalam keluarga. Anda bisa saja adalah anak pertama, anak tengah, bungsu, atau anak tunggal. Menurut para pakar hubungan, urutan kelahiran Anda ternyata bisa memengaruhi kelanggengan berhubungan Anda. Menurut W...
by www.selebonline.com on Dec 11, 2010

Parenting All Birth Orders

In The Birth Order Book, Kevin Leman has a chapter for parenting each birth order, but before he gets to those, he starts with a chapter for tips that work for all birth orders. Know Your Parenting StyleLeman points out that most parents parent the...
by Chronicles of a Babywise Mom on Dec 2, 2010

Birth Order: The Middle Child

There are lots of stereotypes out there on the middle child. Jan Brady ring a bell? "Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!" In The Birth Order Book, Leman states, "It is quite normal for middle children to feel left out, ignored, and even insulted" (page 149). It...
by Chronicles of a Babywise Mom on Jun 10, 2010

I DON'T WANNA BE RESPONSIBLE!

I hold the threads in the family.  And by that I mean that I am the one who has to keep track of the birthdays, plan playdates, meals and family outings.  I am the one who sorts and organizes all the laundry, keeping a running l...
by In the Mommy Trenches on May 31, 2010

Benign Neglect or One is Enough

A departure from my usual style, this post is inspired by the SVMoms book club choice for this month, Just Let Me Lie Down by Kristin van Ogtrop. The book is an “alphabetically arranged dictionary of terms, observations, lists, complaints, question...
by Life with Sophia on Apr 26, 2010

A Rose By Any Other Name

Would smell as sweet - and remind me of my library! What name do you respond to? What name do you use for others? Do you make an effort to use the right name? Everyone has a preference, a fear, and a comfort zone. Can you afford to call someone by a...
by Timely Insights on the Net on Dec 1, 2008

A Rose By Any Other Name

Would smell as sweet - and remind me of my library! What name do you respond to? What name do you use for others? Do you make an effort to use the right name? Everyone has a preference, a fear, and a comfort zone. Can you afford to call someone by a...
by Timely Insights on the Net on Dec 1, 2008

A Rose By Any Other Name

Would smell as sweet - and remind me of my library! What name do you respond to? What name do you use for others? Do you make an effort to use the right name? Everyone has a preference, a fear, and a comfort zone. Can you afford to call someone by a...
by Timely Insights on the Net on Dec 1, 2008


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