Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Tips on Raising an Only Child


Published December 2012: Mom.Me

Tips on Raising an Only Child
Debunk the myths and make parenting an ‘only’ more rewarding

Article Excerpt:

Raising an only child is rewarding, as well as challenging, for the entire family. “Perhaps the greatest fear parents of only children have is that they’ll raise entitled, spoiled and selfish children,” says Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, New York-based psychotherapist. Instead of fretting over the challenges, embrace this unique parenting opportunity. “The most important thing a parent can give a child is the felt experience of being unconditionally loved,” says Hokemeyer. Continue reading


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