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34 Instagram Captions To Celebrate Middle Child Day

Because middle siblings deserve lots of love.

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In case you weren’t aware, August 12 is the official date designated to celebrate National Middle Child Day. If you’re a middle child, there are plenty of Instagram captions for Middle Child Day that you can post to show all of your followers what it’s like to actually be the middle child. You can post them alongside a funny middle child meme, a selfie, or a group pic of you and your siblings. Whether silly or sentimental, accompanied by a selfie or a group pic of you and your siblings, a social post is the perfect way to celebrate your status as the middle kid.

If you’re one of the lucky siblings who is not a middle child, feel free to also post your favorite picture with your middle sibling and show them some much-deserved love via social media for putting up with all of your jokes and jabs over the years. Go ahead and brag about how much they mean to you to counterbalance the caption they pick to express their (absolutely valid, of course) feelings about being the oft-forgotten middle child. Celebrate your sibling — who claims they’re the favorite, but you know the truth — or yourself as a middle kid this August 12 and make it a happy Middle Child Day.

Middle Child Day captions about being the middle kid

  • “The exact moment I realized I was the middle child. (Accompanied by a snap of you and your sibs.)”
  • “One does not simply listen to the middle child.”
  • “It’s not my fault, I’m the middle child.”
  • “The middle child is the one your parents planned for.”
  • “The middle child is the one who silently keeps the whole family together.”
  • “Middle child: I’m the reason we have rules.”
  • “The middle child learns from the older ones and teaches the younger ones. They really get the best of both worlds.”
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Middle Child Day Instagram captions for selfies

  • “I'm the middle child. I'm the reason we have rules.”
  • “Today, I will not be ignored.”
  • “I could just really use some attention right about now.”
  • “Life as the middle child gets better as an adult... kind of.”
  • “I'm a peacemaker, independent, inventive — I'm a middle child.”
  • “Not the oldest and not the youngest, I’m just here.”
  • “Look at me, look at me! Nobody else ever does.”
  • “If I don’t cause a bit of trouble, how will anyone ever notice me?”

Famous quotes about middle children

  • “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!” — Jan Brady
  • “I am the model middle child. I am patient and I like to take care of everyone. Being called nice is a compliment. It’s not a boring way to describe me.” — Jennifer Garner
  • “I was the classic middle child in some ways, the one who could have been a priest in an alternate universe." — Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • “D.J. is the oldest, and Michelle is the cutest, and I'm nothing.” — Stephanie Tanner
  • “Passive aggressive people consistently makes you feel like you are on an emotional roller coaster.” — Izey Victoria Odiase
  • “I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy.” — Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • “I'm a middle child, which is probably why I chose to be an actress. I needed the attention.” — Nell Hudson
  • “Just once, I would like there to be something special about being the kid stuck in the middle.” — Karen Tayleur
  • “Middle children had FOMO before it was cool.” — Mara Wilson
  • “As a middle child, I always considered my brothers to be the bookends. Which makes me the book.” —Josh Malerman

Funny captions for Middle Child Day

  • “Happy Middle Child Day to everyone whose family forgot. Solidarity, y’all.”
  • “Oh, you didn't notice it was Middle Child Day? Don't worry, no one ever does.”
  • “‘Let’s focus on the middle child for a while,’ said no parent ever.”
  • “Stuck in the middle. Always.”
  • “Like the cream in an Oreo, the middle child is the best part of a family.”
  • “Perhaps the reason why my parents had another child was so that my awesomeness didn’t stand out too much.”
  • “We might get passed-down clothes and second-hand toys, but that just means we’re low-maintenance.”
  • “Being the middle child is great practice for being ignored at work and by your teenager.”
  • “Forever being compared to all of my siblings. #MiddleChildProblems.”

Just because they’re stuck in the middle doesn’t mean there aren’t amazing things to say about middle children. These Instagram captions are sure to bring a smile to every middle child’s face. Here’s to a happy Middle Child’s Day for all who celebrate!

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