Melissa Titus writes about life, faith, marriage, and living in the world without becoming part of it. You can read more about Melissa here, follow her on Twitter here and of course read my full post hereHere’s a post excerpt:
I am a last born child (in a family of nine kids!). I don’t understand all there is to birth order, but I know being a last born child has shaped my life in a big way.
Last born children generally get a sweeter deal compared to older siblings. By the time the last child swings by, the parents have been-there-done-that with the older sibling(s). They are a bit relaxed. The last born kid gets to bounce along in life, experiment, get away with stuff, break some rules – all without starting a Third World War at home. At least that was how it was for me.
The last born child often grows up expecting others and life to pick up after him or her. They get miffed when life doesn’t serve up what they want.
The truth is that many of us are living our lives like last-borns….
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