Birth Order Stages
Oldest, Middle, Youngest, Only
Outline of Birth Order
Oldest Children Facts
1) having your own room
2) don't fight for attention from parents
3) advantage of being an oldest child
1) no one to play with
2) might like being alone
3) no role models
Middle Children Facts
-feel "squeezed out."
-they are free-spirited, independent & sometimes rebellious.
-don't get as much attention.
-place great value on loyalty.
Youngest Children Facts
-The last born child is often described as sociable, charming, loving, and open, but also as temperamental, irresponsible, and self-centered.
1) picked on a lot from Oder siblings
2) get your older siblings clothes & toys.
1) being treated as the baby of the family
2) possibly getting spoiled
Only Children Facts
-Don't like being alone.
-Get more presents than multiple children.
-More one-on-one with parents
-They don't have to share a room.
-They feel like they can do more.
-Dependinf on the parent the child either has a lot of rules or not any at all.
-More time with family.
-usually closer with cousins.