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Middle Children Are Going Extinct, Just When We Could Use Them the Most

They’re empaths, peacemakers, negotiators — and an endangered species

I don’t need to ask you what you’re doing on August 12, 2018. You’re no doubt planning to attend your local Middle Child Day parade, or take in a lecture on Famous Middle Children Throughout History (Abraham Lincoln, Anne…

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