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The Seven Common Sins of Parenting an Only Child: A Guide for Parents and Families

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As the parent of an only child, are you frustrated because you find yourself overindulging and overcompensating? Do you treat your child like an adult, overpraise, or overprotect him? Have you expected perfection from your child yet failed to make rules and implement them consistently? If you are not a perfect parent of an only child, you are not alone. Based on the real-l ...more
Paperback, 190 pages
Published August 12th 2004 by Jossey-Bass (first published January 1st 2004)
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Agatha
Jan 14, 2013 Agatha rated it liked it
I read about this book on a DC parenting forum and decided to look for it at the library, but, as I was reading it, I realized it was basically a list of seven common “sins” of raising ANY child, period, regardless of whether they are an only, oldest, middle, youngest, etc. Also, the concept of a book with this as its subject suddenly struck me as an oxymoron, b/c it told parents of “onlies” to calm down and stop treating them so delicately and over-focusing on them so much. . .BUT yet. . . . th ...more
Suzanne
Jun 29, 2011 Suzanne rated it it was amazing
By far one of the best child rearing books (for parents with onlies) that I have read. Lots of great information and tips--I have highlighted lots of passages--this is a book I will be referring to again and again throughtout Chris's childhood, adolsencence and adulthood.
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Jan 27, 2008 Veronica rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Parents of only children
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