Decoding Birth Order - Yvonne Nass [323]
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A lot of us have heard things like, “first born children are leaders” or “Youngest children are more relaxed” but is there any truth to character traits being associated with birth order. Today, I talk to Yvonne Nass, Certified Parent Educator and family counselor, about the truth behind these claims and why it matters.

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3 Takeaways:

  1. A child’s perceptions of the world are based on family values, the family atmosphere, the sex of the child, and birth order.
  2. Birth order has a great influence on child development.
  3. Understanding birth order tendencies allows us to accept the differences and honor them.


Yvonne Nass is a Delaware Certified Parent Educator and a Certified Adlerian Family Counselor; a self employed parent education consultant, teaching classes, facilitating workshops and seeing families individually. She has developed and taught parent education curriculum to a diverse group of parents and caregivers for 40 years. Yvonne is a mother of 3, stepmother of 5, grandmother to 12 and now has guardianship of a great grandson who attends a Montessori School.

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