Write a 3 page essay on Birth order as a construct.
He says that the difference in children is seen as a result of how children have been raised rather than in the sequence in which they have been born. In this regard, parents have been seen to invest in their children differentially factoring in the sex, gap, age, birth order among other considerations. I am the initial offspring in a family of two children in my family. According to Sulloway, (1998), firstborns and laterborns appear to differ by ways in which they attain creative distinction but is not the case when it comes to creativity. Leman (2009) is of the opinion that first-born children are experimental ‘guinea pigs, second borns a bit secretive, and lastborns lazy and often babied by their parents (p. 58).