Author: Michele Piazzoni

Middle-Child Syndrome

One of the biggest keys to understanding middle child syndrome is recognizing it isn't one size fits all. Some middle children may feel angry they didn't get enough attention at home and act out negatively, while others may put the lessons they've learned to good use by becoming an artist or performer ... or maybe even President.

5 Tips for Parenting a Middle Child

Kevin Leman, author of "The New Birth Order Book," says parents should treat their children like life is going to treat them: differently. He advises parents help their middle child overcome some unique challenges by incorporating these few tips into their daily parenting.