There are many factors affecting a child’s personality and their transition into adulthood, including biological and social influences. The least understood but most emphatic influence on personality is birth order. The implications of the impact of birth order for parents, teachers, and adults involved with children are many. This insightful guide provides answers to a broad range of questions about the personality and behavior of colleagues, life partner, friends, and siblings. Addressing multiple births, special needs children, genetic engineering, blended families, gender balance, single children, and birth-order balance in the workplace, this resource challenges parents to raise each child differently according to his or her birth order.