Only One Child

by Brian, Bohun Barlow

Publisher: Just Write Books

Written in English
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  • General,
  • United States - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography : General,
  • Children,
  • History / United States / General,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American
The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL8591698M
ISBN 100977761495
ISBN 109780977761494

  Having an only child gives you a mature, diligent, and conscientious little perfectionist—but it also comes with some tough parenting moments. Here are our top tips for raising an only child. Am I the Only One? A Child’s Book on Sexual Abuse. Soon after we produced Feeling Yes, Feeling No, I was asked by my publisher, Patsy Aldana, if I would like to create some kind of book on child sexual abuse prevention. I contacted Dr. Brenda Knight, a specialist in the field who had been a brilliant consultant when we were developing the.   One child's temperament fits better with the parent than another, e.g., active go-getter child is favored and the placid, quiet child gets ignored (or vice versa) One child seems more like the.   Even some parents with one child and no plans to grow their family believe them. Some only child stereotypes date back centuries, while others arose relatively recently. New .

  The clinical psychologist Linda Blair, author of the book Birth Order, says there can be huge benefits to this family structure, as parents can focus all their time and energy on an only child.   In the 19th century, one psychologist described being a lone child as “a disease in itself”. The only child is commonly assumed to be lonely, spoiled and incapable of forming healthy. A compelling argument for the morality of limitations on procreation in lessening the harmful environmental effects of unchecked populationWe live in a world where a burgeoning global population has started to have a major and destructive environmental impact. The results, including climate change and the struggle for limited resources, appear to be inevitable aspects of a difficult future.   Yet one month into sheltering in place with her parents in Los Angeles, year-old only child Sofia Nagel isn't bumming too hard about being all alone. Sofia Nagel The ninth grader has been.

This book comes specially addressed to all of you, after the author Susan Newman, (herself the mother of just one child) delved deep into the trend of American couples choosing to have one child. In her book Parenting an Only Child—The Joys and Challenges of Raising your One and Only, she presents the opinions of a large cross section of. The one-child policy was introduced to China in , written into the national constitution in , and subsequently ended in Over the 36 years of the policy, entire generations have been. 1. The only thing all only children have in common is being the sole living child of their parents. Our home lives and family situations growing up are as varied as anyone else’s. An older, wiser only child once gently corrected me when I remarked on the burden and blessing of having a strong emotional connection to one’s parents.

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What if you want only one child or can only have one and you Only One Child book a Stay at Home Mom. This is not for you. It has a few good phrases. Otherwise it just is like reading opinions of a few people.

Get the book The Seven Common Sins of Parenting an Only Child by Carolyn White. That book is much better/5(53). The book is a thorough Only One Child book interesting exploration of the many aspects of being and having an only child.

I am an only child myself and have a son who I suspect might be an only child, and found the discussion of what that means in terms of emotional, social, and academic development to be fascinating/5(). Only One Child book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Brian Bohun Barlow's story Only One Child enlightens us about the WWI /5. One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One is an excellent book. Lauren Sandler interviewed a wide range of people and professionals from all over the world, looked at studies, and shared some personal experiences of having and being an only child/5.

"Perfect for fans of Room, this heartbreaking but important novel offers a new perspective on trauma and reminds readers that hope can be found in even the darkest moments."—Real Simple "Five Books That Won't Disappoint" "It's hard to imagine a more timely novel than Only from the perspective of a 6-year-old boy, Zach Taylor the book is a heartbreaking exploration of grief /5().

Only Child is a book I was hesitant to read, because it is told from the perspective of a young child, however, any concerns I had on this front were for nothing.

The book has something of "Room" by Emma Donoghue, which is also narrated by a child, and both offer an interesting perspective in looking at a situation that, when described by an /5.

In her book One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One, journalist Lauren Sandler takes on these stereotypes and sifts through a.

Having only one child also allows the parent to be more attuned to the individual emotional needs of the single child because there isn’t another child. This book tells the tale of Luke, a third child in a world that only allows two children per family.

Finding that the spaces he's allowed to live in are becoming increasingly smaller, he makes a series of decisions that will change his life and the lives of those around him forever.4/5(K).

One Child Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections: One Child is the story of a lost little girl and the extraordinary teacher who works to find her.

since Sheila is only waiting to be transferred to the state hospital. Many psychologists agree that only child syndrome is probably a myth. One thing to keep in mind is that Hall’s research took place during a time when many people lived in rural areas.

One of the most infamous cases of a parent singling out a child for abuse is that of Dave Pelzer, author of several books, including A Child Called "It." Dave suffered years of abuse at the hands of his mother, and she repeatedly tried to kill him.

He was 12 years old before he was rescued by teachers who finally reported the abuse to Social. Roald Dahl is an expert at writing fantastic only children — in books like George's Marvelous Medicine, The Witches, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — but the title character from Danny the Champion of the World is one of his best.

The fiercely independent Danny refuses to let a slight against his cherished father go unpunished, so he. Having one child works for our family.

My husband and I learned that we are the best versions of ourselves when we have less on our plate. We figured out that we will be better parents to one child than we could be to more than one.

We know that raising an only child has its disadvantages too. Favoring one child over another is a thing, but before you freak out, take a deep breath, and address the elephant in the family room—favoritism does not mean you love one child.

“Are only children spoiled, lonely, and selfish. Finally, a valuable resource for those who have or are considering one child. A powerful book, The Case for the Only Child challenges misguided advice from family and friends, reveals the facts about only children. SOURCES: Newman, Susan, The Case for the Only Child, Health Communications, Inc., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "Key Statistics from the National Survey of Family Growth." News.

Only Hope shows how the one-child policy has largely succeeded in its goals, but with unintended consequences. Only children are expected to be the primary providers of support and care for their retired parents, grandparents, and parents-in-law, and only a very lucrative position will allow them to provide for so many dependents.

One of my most loved books of all time. I read it many times as a teenager and in my 20's until I lost track of my copy. Finally picked up a new copy, and it was like being reunited with an old friend. Torey Hayden's One Child was the first book I ever read about behaviorally challenged children/5.

"Twenty percent of the family population is one child," said Psychologist Susan Newman, author of the book Parenting an Only Child.

"In the major metropolitan cities, like New York and Los Angeles, that number is 30 percent. People are having children later, which leaves less time for having the second child.

Housing is expensive. Your independence is a blessing and a curse. In my experience, one of the most common traits of an only child (in addition to being spoiled, okay fine) is a strong sense of independence and an eagerness to explore life outside of the parental threshold.

The one-child policy was a tool for China to not only address overpopulation, but to also address poverty alleviation and increase social mobility by consolidating the combined inherited wealth of the two previous generations into the investment and success of one child instead of having these resources spread thinly across multiple children.

We only need to worry about one child’s school schedules, swim lessons, soccer practices, etc. Travel is much easier. We love to travel and have not slowed down on this passion at all since becoming parents, as it is relatively easy to travel with just one child.

We have more time to dedicate to our marriage, social commitments and hobbies. Only Hope shows how the one-child policy has largely succeeded in its goals, but with unintended consequences. Only children are expected to be the primary providers of support and care for their retired parents, grandparents, and parents-in-law, and only a very lucrative position will allow them to provide for so many by:   As one parent once memorably told me: "No one who has an only child is content to have an average child, or at least to believe they do." In response, only children tend.

The title, Only Child, is clever in several ways. Andy’s death leaves Zach as his parents’ only child. He is also only a child and, like so many kids his age, inadvertently wise. His wisdom comes from innocence: The reader understands things that he can’t possibly fathom at his age.

From the title, and indeed, the first chapter of the book, I thought I had found such a work. However, the first chapter is the only chapter that truly addresses "one child families" and that chapter is only tangentially related to the rest of the s: According to sociologist Susan Newman's new book, The Case for the Only Child, stopping at one child can be a difficult decision but it's also becoming a popular one.

Nearly 25 percent of families. In his book Maybe One, the environmental campaigner Bill McKibben argues in favor of a voluntary one child policy on the grounds of climate change and overpopulation. He reassures the reader with a narrative constructed from interviews with researchers and writers on only children, combined with snippets from the research literature, that this.

One of them was “Parenting an Only Child”, a book about only children and how most of the conventional assumptions about them are wrong. They do exceptionally well as children, flourish socially, and end up with lives that are at least as happy as people who grew up in larger families.

Only one child. Yes, denying family status to single or partnered adults raising “onlies” is rather extreme. A number of negative preconceptions about being an only child still impact our. Only child syndrome is not the mythical syndrome we once thought.

Being an only child can affect you more than you realize. Only child syndrome is a pop psychology term linking selfish or inconsiderate behavior to a lack of a sibling.

Many believe that only children do not know how to share or cooperate because they never had to learn. “Only-child families are becoming the new traditional family, for a number of reasons,” says social psychologist and author Susan Newman, Ph.D. In her book, The Case for the Only Child, she writes that many women are having children later in life, and that more and more families are concerned about the cost of raising children.