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Birth Order And Personality–I’m The Oldest Child & What Does It Mean?

September 27, 2011 by

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I have one sibling. He’s about a year and a half younger than me. When we were younger, I was the dominant older sister. Peirced his ear. Told him he was adopted. Made him eat goop. All that shit. As we’ve gotten older, the roles between us have shifted. We give each other advice. We […]

Family Trees & Half Siblings: Other Out-of-Date Ways to Qualify A Family

August 16, 2011 by

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If you’re here because you read my story on Lisa Belkin’s New York Times Motherlode blog, welcome. If you arrived on Femamom because you’re a super special person, check out my guest post on Motherlode at the link above. The school nurse told my son that his sister (my daughter from my second marriage, to […]