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The Case For The Only Child

Author : Susan Newman, P.h.D.
ISBN : 9780757391897
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Although parenting approaches change, attitudes about only children remain stuck in the past. The negative stereotypes—lonely, selfish, bossy, spoiled, socially maladjusted—make parents think their child will be at a disadvantage when compared to those who grow up with siblings. The Case for the Only Child debunks the myths, taking into account the many chang­es the nuclear family has experienced in the face of two-family incomes, women who have children later, and the economic reality of raising children in our modern world. Combining often-surprising findings with real-life stories, compassionate in­sight, and thought-provoking questions, Dr. Susan Newman provides a guide to help you decide for yourself how to best plan your family and raise a single child. -Provides fascinating facts and statistics to show the reasons for the rapid risein the number of singletons -Explores pressure from friends, relatives, and strangers to have a second child . . . and how to deal with it -Demystifies the realities of raising and being an only child with personal stories and current research -Explores the highly debated question: Does a child need a sibling?

One And Only

Author : Lauren Sandler
ISBN : 9781451626964
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A prominent journalist, only child, and mother of an only child presents a case in support of one-child family life, offering perspectives on how single-child families can benefit the economy and environment while promoting child and parent autonomy.

The Only Child A Tale

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ISBN : BL:A0021810503
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The Only Child

Author : Guojing
ISBN : 9780553497069
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A New York Times Best Illustrated Book Hailed by Entertainment Weekly and the Wall Street Journal as a best book of the year, this gorgeous and imaginative story—part picture book, part graphic novel—is utterly transporting and original. USA Today declared it “a compelling and melancholy debut from an important new talent" as well as "an expansive and ageless book full of wonder, sadness, and wild bursts of imagination.” And like Shaun Tan's The Arrival and Raymond Briggs's The Snowman, it is quickly becoming a modern classic. A little girl—lost and alone—follows a mysterious stag deep into the woods, and, like Alice down the rabbit hole, she finds herself in a strange and wondrous world. But... home and family are very far away. How will she get back there? In this magnificently illustrated—and wordless—masterpiece, debut artist Guojing brilliantly captures the rich and deeply-felt emotional life of a child, filled with loneliness and longing as well as love and joy. “A haunting, wordless, gorgeously drawn picture book.” —People “Told wordlessly through soft, dreamy illustrations, Guojing’s tale evokes the loneliness of growing up under China’s one-child policy.” —Entertainment Weekly “A dreamy, wordless debut.” —The New York Times "Majestic.... Rare is the book containing great emotional depth that truly resonates across a span of ages: this is one such." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred "Reminiscent of Raymond Briggs’s classic, The Snowman (1978), this is quiet, moving, playful, and bittersweet all at once." —Booklist, Starred From the Hardcover edition.

Only Child

Author : Deborah Siegel
ISBN : 9780307238078
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a collection of original, personal essays, some of today's most celebrated authors reflect on the experiences, feelings, and implications of growing up as the only child in a family, in an anthology that features contributions from John Hodgman, Judith Thurman, and Kathryn Harrison, among others. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

My One And Only

Author : Ellie McGrath
ISBN : UCSC:32106018578499
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Today, for the baby-boomers who want it all, the one-child family is an increasingly attractive option. McGrath, an only child herself, examines the stereotypes about only children and reveals some of their special advantages.

A Study Of The Personality Of The Only Child

Author : Sarajane Seiden
ISBN : WISC:89105702849
Genre : Only child
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