Parenting an Only Child: The Joys and Challenges of Raising Your One and Only

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Dec 11, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 272 pages
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By a child-care authority and mother of an only child, this useful, knowledgeable book provides sound advice on creating an enriching environment that's stimulating and enjoyable for only children and their parents alike.


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Even though this book is called "Parenting an Only Child," only about a third of the book actually talks about parenting. The other two thirds givese justifications for only having one child. I ... Read full review

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Since almost a third of today's American parents are opting for one-child families, only children have become a popular subject for books in the past year (Ellie McGrath, My One and Only , LJ 6/15/89 ... Read full review

Contents

The New Traditional Family C C C
5
TWOI Debunking the lyths
33
The lnner Xorlings oi the Threesome
53
The inner Workings oi the Tvvosome 7
79
PARENTING AN ONLY CHILD
94
The specilics 4 L L L L
116
Great Expectations V V
143
Qnlies Need Not Be Lonely
163
Just Qne More 179
182
PTZSSUHHQ yQUT5elQ5 Ask Yourselves
198
Future lssues Without 5ilin9s
216
An nythe Qnly Way to Go 930
230
V D V D V V D V D V V
245
E E E T 4
259
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Susan Newman, Ph.D., is a social psychologist and the author of 15 nonfiction books about parenting and issues affecting family life. She taught at Rutgers University and is a featured speaker/workshop facilitator on family life and children's issues. Susan is the author of the classic book "Parenting the Only Child" and blogs for "Psychology Today" magazine. Visit the author at www.susannewmanphd.com.

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