Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Perspective from an Adult Only Child

I found a fabulous post just the other day by an adult only child.  She did such a good job articulating the positives and negatives she experienced as an only child that I decided to summarize here  so my readers could benefit from her perspective. Her name is Laura and she can be found at […]

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Thursday, September 20th, 2012

141 Only Child Blogs

I just came across an amazing compilation of only child blogs at Kelley’s Korner. I have to say, what a great idea!  I clicked through to about half the blogs listed.  Here is what I found: Several of the blog writers have added another child since October 2011 when this list was published, but most […]

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Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Adult Only Child Perspective

by Bernice Sorensen I am an only child and for the last ten years I have been collecting stories from adult onlies about their experience of growing up and living their life as an only. My own experience convinced me that even today being an only child carries a stigma. There is a lot of […]

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Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Another perspective…

By D.L. As far as being an only child versus having brothers and sisters…  I grew up independent, unafraid of spending time alone, and comfortable around adults as well as kids.  I always had a couple of best friends with whom I was close with like sisters.  I don’t remember feeling lonely or “different” as […]

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Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Myths & Truths (from the perspective of an adult only child)

I received an email a few months ago from Alan, an adult only child, who felt my presentation of only child parenting was incomplete.  While I personally feel that having an only child is the best thing for my family and can be a GOOD thing for any family, I do acknowledge that there are […]

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