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Firstborns Thrive From More Quality Time

While many parents joke that you take a million pictures of your first child and are lucky if you manage to pick up the camera once baby number two debuts; is there something to the notion that the first child gets the most mom and dad time?

A recent study suggests that firstborn children spend 3,000 more hours of quality time with their parents, than subsequent siblings. A WebMD article about the findings said:

The study found that in two-child households, the elder children typically got between 20 and 30 minutes more quality time with each parent each day between the ages of 4 and 13.

To read what all the quality time can provide,

As a result, statistics say that firstborn children ten to have tend to have higher IQs, do better in school and make more money as adults.

Do you find this to be true?


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