Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Advice for Raising an Only Child

Here is a delightful video from Good Morning in New Zealand. You have listen a bit harder than usual due to their accent, but their advice on raising an only child is “spot on”! There is nothing earth-shattering or new, but it is a good listen if you are on the fence and/or dealing with […]

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Monday, April 9th, 2012

Raising Your Only Child Webinar

Parents of only children often worry if their child can be happy and well-adjusted without siblings. In this webinar we will discuss the many myths about only children and explore the research on how only children develop. We will learn strategies which help to avoid spoiling your child, and which help to foster independence and […]

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Sunday, July 24th, 2011

The Case for the Only Child

It is finally here!  I was one of the people interviewed for The Case for the Only Child by Susan Newman, PhD.  You have to read it!! It was actually released on June 1, 2011.  I pre-ordered it and got it the first week.  I have been trying to finish it so I could give […]

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Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

What to Say When…

…people ask “aren’t you going to have another child?” First of all, a more important question – why do people feel they can ask such a personal question and then press their less-than-subtle opinion on us?   If you are the parent of an only child, you have heard the question before.  It is easier […]

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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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