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Getting Away With It: Researches have now proven what many of us anecdotally knew to be true: Parents are less strict on their younger children.

Date: April 30, 2008
Author: Raina Kelley
QUOTE: "As a result, the theory predicts that last-born and only children, knowing that they can get away with much more than their older brothers and sisters, are, on average, more likely to engage in risky behaviors," says University of Maryland economist Ginger Jin, one of three coauthors of the study.

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