Monday, September 13th, 2010

Only Child + Recession = Good Thing?

We are in a recession. The President says we are coming out of it slowly. I, for one, don’t buy it. I think it is going to get a lot worse before it gets better. We made our decision to have just 1 child long before the Fed’s economic policy caught up with itself, but […]

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Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Just One Child – Selfish or Realistic?

Often, when people trying to convince me having an only child is the wrong choice exhaust all the traditional (and now debunked) myths, they try a different tactic: “You’re just selfish.” Why? Because I acknowledge my inability to give any more of who I am to another person? They say you can’t get blood from […]

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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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