The Orion

Don’t live in your sibling’s shadow

Photo credit: Helen Suh

Brittany Mcclintock

March 15, 2016

It seems dark and cold. It’ll feel like no one is around to help you. You almost can’t help yourself. Seems like everything you’ve done doesn’t even matter. You’re in your sibling’s shadow. Being the younger sibling could seem great. There’s no real experiment with parenting, your parents...

Life as the oldest child

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Daisy Dardon

April 15, 2015

I think anyone who is the oldest child would agree with me that it can be very exhausting. My parents expect the best from me. They expect me to be a good example for my younger sibling. There was a lot of pressure.When I was younger, I didn't understand the impact I had on my younger brother's life. Bu...

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