YOU know that YOU'RE the oldest child in family when___________________(fill in the
When you're told YOU should know better! Even if you're only the oldest by a year or two. Is there a real difference in ages 5 & 6?!
Somehow birth order supposedly imparts immense wisdom!
When you are on call 24/7/365 for your parents & younger siblings.
When there is NO SUCH thing as ME time nor a normative childhood.
When you must be an ADULT although you are merely a child yourself.
When you must be PERFECT, not allowed to relax and be just a child.
When you are punished for the things which your younger siblings AREN'T at the exact same age.
by Penny Godfirnon 6 months ago
If your were the oldest child in your family were you given huge responsibilities?Were you given responsibilites beyond your years and were you able to accomplish them or did you suffer from failing your parents!
by Grace Marguerite Williams 6 months ago
I believe that the oldest child in a family have the toughest and roughest path to go. He/she was automatically dethroned upon the birth/births of a successive sibling/siblings. He/she is often held to a higher and stricter standard than his/her younger siblings, ...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
As the oldest child in your family, what would you want to say to an only child?
by Money Fairy 3 years ago
Do you think a woman with more than 8 children has a mental problem?Isn't it just a little insane to have so many children? Unless you are a gazillionaire how on earth could you afford so many children? And how much time would you really have to spend with them ?Just curious if anyone else thinks...
by jagandelight 6 months ago
Do you think an only child is better off more than they are with siblings?
by Kevin Peter 8 months ago
Elder children always have a feeling that they are avoided by their parents. What can parents do about it?
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