I may not agree with the results of this book but I’m here to tell you that being the baby of the family is best. My Mom and Dad had my older sister to practice on before I came around…and since practice makes perfect…tada! Here I am! LOL!!!
Birth order matters, according to Dr. Kevin Leman, author of The Birth Order Book — Why You Are the Way You Are.
* First Child: perfectionist, reliable, conscientious, a list maker, well organized, hard driving, a natural leader, critical, serious, scholarly, logical, doesn’t like surprises, a techie.
* Middle Child: mediator, compromising, diplomatic, avoids conflict, independent, loyal to peers, has many friends, a maverick, secretive, used to not having attention.
* Youngest Child: manipulative, charming, blames others, attention seeker, tenacious, people person, natural salesperson, precocious, engaging, affectionate, loves surprises.
* Only Child: little adult by age seven, very thorough, deliberate, high achiever, self-motivated, fearful, cautious, voracious reader, black-and-white thinker, talks in extremes, can’t bear to fail, has very high expectations for self, more comfortable with people who are older or younger.