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Broadcast News

Being an only child can be beneficial for children and parents alike

ABC Australia

Only children at an ‘advantage’ during social isolation: psychologist

Global News

Why 40 is the New 30 for First-time Moms

CBS Sunday Morning

Is the economy shrinking family size?

CNN Newsroom

You can say NO. Learn how

Showbiz Tonight

What’s the right family size for you?

Good Morning America

How Much of a Pushover Are You?


Print News

Only children don’t need to be lonely children during the pandemic


Social distancing with an only child: How parents can help

Washington Post

Parenting an Only Child Through a Pandemic


Tips on raising a well-rounded only child

KARE11-TV: Minneapolis

The rise of the only child: How America is coming around to the idea of ‘just one’

Washington Post

Why does society judge single-child families like mine so harshly?

The Sydney Morning Herald

Fiver Parties Are Better for Kids, According to Developmental Experts

Good Housekeeping

Why your second child isnt any easier


When your adult child moves home: the surprising benefits for Mom and Dad


What does childhood anxiety look like? Probably not what you think

The Washington Post

How to Become Friends With Your Parents


How To Deal With Family Members Who Pry About Your Personal Life

Huffington Post

Attention Grandmas: It’s Better for Kids to Have Fewer Toys

Good Housekeeping

Where Do You Stand on These Back-to-School Parenting Questions?

Woman’s Day

How to Say No to Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Grade Schoolers Without Saying “No”


How to Stand Up to Your Overbearing Parents

Bottom Line Personal

How to Find Your Passion In Life (And Not Just for College Admissions)

Your Teen Magazine (for Parents)

To Raise Resilient Kids, Be a Resilient Parent

New York Times

11 Serious Consequences of Favoring One Child Over Another

Reader's Digest

The Ex Factor: Should you cut ties with your child’s former flame


The case for one child: Would you be happier with just one kid?

New Zealand Herald

How To Say ‘No’ To An Invitation Without Feeling Like A Jerk

Huffington Post

To Raise Independent Kids, You Have to Set Some Limits

US News and World Report

How to Avoid Family Drama Over the Holidays


21 Tips to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Psych Central

The Whole Family Under One Roof?

New York Times

Is One Child Enough?


Are You Ready for a Baby?