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Resources for parents of only children

If you're raising an only child, here are some great resources to get you started!

Recommended Reading


Jane Annunziata and Marc Nemeroff, Why Am I an Only Child?, for ages 4-8.

Nancy Carlson, Louanne Pig in the Perfect Family, 1999, for ages 4-8.

Susan Newman, Parenting an Only Child - The Joys and Challenges of Raising Your One and Only, for parents.

Carl E. Pickhardt, Keys to Parenting the Only Child, for parents.

Informative Websites

Only Child - site for "Only Child," a quarterly publication for parents and only children of all ages.

Kid Source - important information on why more parents are choosing to have only one child and emotional issues for only children.

Personality Research - research on only children