You and Your Only Child

You and Your Only Child : The Joys, Myths, and Challenges of Raising an Only Child

3.13 (36 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$22.01

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

In her experience as a family therapist, Dr. Nachman has found that parents of only children need two things: reassurance that they have not handicapped their child by choosing to raise him alone and specific information on how best to raise an only child. This perceptive book addresses both these needs. The chapters include: "What's Really Bothering You?" which explains how to deal with society's concept of an "ideal" multichild family; "Will He Be Spoiled for Life?" which dissects the stereotypes; "He Sits With Us: He Thinks He's One of the Grown-ups," which offers advice on how to stop turning only-child myths into self-fulfilling prophecies; "Keeping the Pressure Off," which discusses avoiding the "superchild syndrome"; and "A New Look at the American Home," which offers advice for the only child in a single-parent/divorced family.
show more

Out of ideas for the holidays?

Visit our Gift Guides and find our recommendations on what to get friends and family during the holiday season. Shop now .

Product details

  • Hardback | 244 pages
  • 162.56 x 238.76 x 27.94mm | 476.27g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0060173319
  • 9780060173319

Rating details

36 ratings
3.13 out of 5 stars
5 8% (3)
4 25% (9)
3 42% (15)
2 22% (8)
1 3% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X