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Middle Child

The Unexpected Benefits Of Being The Middle Child

Phoebe Fox | Posted 08.10.2016 | Good News
Phoebe Fox

August 12 is National Middle Child Day--a dilemma for those of us in the center of our families: We're not often used to having the spotlight on us.

A Letter of Encouragement to My Son

Marina John | Posted 04.28.2017 | Parents
Marina John

Little Man, my soon-to-be 6-year-old, is our middle child. The only boy sandwiched between two sisters. His bubbly personality is such a joy to be around and his sensitive, sweet, side is one I pray will always remain.

If You're A Middle Child, You'll Love These Stories

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

You love your siblings to death, but we totally get it — the middle child struggle is real. We gathered 7 of our most popular stories that explore w...

Why America Needs a Middle Child

Heidi Legg | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Heidi Legg

And as I grow older, I have come to appreciate what the middle represents and why it is vital to a society's well being. Being the middle asks us to part with our ego and find a solution because inevitably as the middle child, you always shared a room.

I'm an Attention Seeker Due to Middle Child Syndrome

Hope Kumor | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hope Kumor

I'm jealous of a dog. There, I said it and I mean it. I know what you're thinking too-- you are one pathetic human being. When it comes to attention, it's a constant need of mine. I must always be in the limelight or else I feel shitty.

5 Ways Being The Middle Child Helps You In Life

Mommy Nearest | Posted 06.10.2015 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

Recently, I've been trying to focus on how being a middle child is a positive thing and will actually prepare my son for the real world -- more so than being the oldest or youngest.

The Middle Child -- Who's With Me?

Justin Ricklefs | Posted 06.03.2015 | Parents
Justin Ricklefs

I'm starting to buy into the whole birth order thing a little bit. You know, the one that says the first born is responsible, driven, protective. The second is the wild, daring, kick ass and take names type. The third is random, spontaneous, fun. Not much literature on the fourth or fifth because most sane families stop way before that.

Why There's an Age Gap Between Our 3 Children

Alishia Osborn | Posted 05.25.2015 | Parents
Alishia Osborn

She is the most determined, tough little girl I know. She doesn't take crap from anyone. She loves hard, plays hard, tries new things, doesn't give up and leaves me amazed at what she can accomplish.

How Mini Muffins Helped my Middle Child

Cara McDonough | Posted 04.08.2015 | Parents
Cara McDonough

It seems like a healthy indulgence for my middle child, who had the hardest time of all of us when our latest addition, Adriana, was born in August.

Middle Child: You're The Good Stuff

Liesl Testwuide | Posted 03.11.2015 | Parents
Liesl Testwuide

"No one likes the middle, Mom. It's a fact. No one ever calls the middle seat. No one wants a middle piece of cake. They want side pieces, the ones with all the frosting. Even you said you don't like the middle, because it's where the gray hair grows outta your head."

Healthy Competition Not So Healthy In Siblings?

Alisa Schindler | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Alisa Schindler

It's hard to draw the line between healthy competition and unhealthy sibling rivalry. I want my kids to be competitive, just not with each other. Yet, I don't know how to stop it.

You Say Middle, I Say Center

Alisa Schindler | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Alisa Schindler

I wanted to protect him, but the more I focused on him, the more he fought it off. It was like he already had a shield of armor around his heart, which pretty much broke mine. I thought I had sealed his fate and he was punishing me.

What Your Birth Order Says About Your Love Life

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.09.2014 | Divorce

It looks like middle children are getting the short end of the stick again. New research says the order in which you were born may impact your likeli...

3 Signs You Might Be The Company "Middle Child"

Josh Middleman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
Josh Middleman

Though you're further along than your more junior colleagues you still have the prime years of your career ahead of you.

The Achiever, the Peacemaker and the Life of the Party: How Birth Order Affects Personality

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 02.22.2014 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

I know that no two children have the same set of parents, even though they live in the same family. Why? Because parents are different with each of their children, and no two children ever take the same role.

Why Being A Middle Child Isn't So Bad After All

Emily Cheng | Posted 11.07.2013 | Teen
Emily Cheng

I've grown to thank the universe for blessing me with the so called, "middle child syndrome." Middles of the world, listen up: you have gifts and opportunities that you should take full advantage of.

PHOTO: Middle Child Syndrome Captured In One Incredible Picture

Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents

Some kids are thrilled to become siblings. Some are not. This photo was posted on Reddit with the caption, "the moment he realized he was now the m...

The Dynamics of Three

Wendy Bradford | Posted 04.01.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

Love expands; it is time and attention we have to divide. And those are never equal.

Time for Everything With DJ Center

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

DJ Center, one of NY's finest and most soulful DJs, likes to hang around 85-95 bpm, dropping tracks that bubble up with low end and thumping kicks, tight snares and dreamy keys.