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First-Borns and Rebirth: My Own and All of Us, Facing Passover

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

This year I am feeling haunted by one of the lesser-known aspects of Passover; on the morning before the First Seder -- which means this very morning --- first-born sons (or in this generation, first-born children) are supposed to fast from daybreak until the Seder.

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.

A Mama's Self-Analysis as Her Firstborn Heads to Kindergarten

Erin Cox | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Erin Cox

My oldest child, Ella, will be heading to kindergarten in two weeks... and I find myself experiencing a swirl of mixed emotions.

How Firstborns and Secondborns Compare

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

People have long been fascinated with birth order and how it shapes our lives; and recent research indicates that first- and secondborns do indeed see the world differently in ways that impact their motivation and likelihood of career and personal success.

Birth Order Survey Yields Big Surprise About Who Is Financially Responsible

Posted 04.09.2012 | Science

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 04/09/2012 08:01 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily While studies have long shown the role th...