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The father of an only child

William Dunlap

The father of an only child

a comedy.

by William Dunlap

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Published by T. and G. Palmer in [Philadelphia .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17101626M
OCLC/WorldCa2718287

A child’s father is instrumental in this process because he is the earliest, clearest, and most profound picture that a child will ever see of God the Father. This is what some have called mutual exclusivity, which is how a child learns words. A young child can only apply one label to one object. In the only child family, there is just a sense of “we” – the child feeling and often being treated as an integral part of the parental relationship, with an expectation that they are all.

Having an only child gives you a mature, diligent, and conscientious little perfectionist—but it also comes with some tough parenting moments. Here are our top tips for raising an only child.   In her book One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One, journalist Lauren Sandler takes on these stereotypes and sifts through a .

  In the families with and without physically ill parents, after adjusting for adolescent’s age, adolescent’s gender, family structure, living area, father’s/mother’s educational levels, father’s/mother’s age and family income, the effects of being an only child on adolescents’ behavioral problems was examined using analyses of. Of An Only Child's World--Poetry about growing up as an only Child evoking both Inner Space & Outer Space. Child Psychology with an 'Are We Alone" subtheme. Verses about a positive type of 'Exceptional Child' view Only Children as independent, resourceful & perhaps even courageous young individuals.


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Their father, Eddie Maxwell, was a successful songwriter and gag man; he was a brilliant, handsome, hugely charismatic man, but he had a secret drug habit that sent him careening between warm and loving parent one day, to hair-trigger monster the next.

If Casey got only sporadic moments of love and caring, Chris got nothing/5(). An Only Child, the first installment of O’Connor’s wonderfully evocative autobiography, captures the joy and pain of his early years: joy in the colorful people and places of Cork and in his devoted relationship with his mother, pain in the family’s impoverished situation and in his father’s melancholy moods and drunken outbursts Brand: Open Road Media.

Told from the perspective of 6 year old Zach Taylor, Only Child is about a school shooting in America. Both Zach and his 10 year old brother are caught up in the massacre. Zach survives.

Andy does not/5(). “Innocence trumps violence in Rhiannon Navin’s Only Child.” —Vanity Fair “It's hard to imagine a more timely novel than Only Child. The book is a heartbreaking exploration of grief, family, and resilience in the face of immeasurable tragedy [and] a story that feels more fact than fiction.” —(10).

Rhiannon Navin's debut novel, Only Child received an overall score of out of 5 The father of an only child book BookBrowse members, one of the highest ever ratings for a First Impressions book, including these comments: The concept of writing this book through the eyes of a 6 year old was brilliant.

Left on her own one day when her mother and father must go to work, the titular 'only child' in this gorgeous wordless picture-book sets out to visit her grandmother, only to fall asleep on the bus-ride there.

Waking up far too late, the girl disembarks and soon finds herself lost in the woods/5. The events of that tragedy are mirrored in the opening pages of Only Child when a gunman – the same age as the Sandy Hook gunman – enters a school and kills 19 students and staff.

At 6, Zach Taylor comes only slowly to understand what has happened that day at school. He is with his mother at the hospital waiting to see if his brother, Andy, is among the wounded when his father arrives.

Andrew Pypers newest release, The Only Child is about fathers and daughters, demonic secrets, and characters from the folklore we know so well. Lily Dominick is a forensic psychologist, working with the deeply disturbed in New York City/5.

Only Child will touch your heart and soul. To experience a family's tragedy through the voice of a child, whose pain and wisdom is innocent yet profound, will rock your core.

Zach's account of the horrific day that changed his family's life is gripping. Rhiannon's ability to share the tragic experience through a child's eye is s:   After 40 years in journalism, founding Good Reading magazine, and contributing to various anthologies, this is Baum’s first book.

It is a memoir about being an only child but it. The title, Only Child, is clever in several ways. Andy’s death leaves Zach as his parents’ only child. He is also only a child and, like so many kids his age, inadvertently wise. His wisdom comes from innocence: The reader understands things that he can’t possibly fathom at his age.

About The Only Child. A New York Times Best Illustrated Book Hailed by Entertainment Weekly and the Wall Street Journal as a best book of the year, this gorgeous and imaginative story—part picture book, part graphic novel—is utterly transporting and Today declared it “a compelling and melancholy debut from an important new talent” as well as “an expansive and ageless.

Reading the Magic Tree House books aloud "to Andy" helps Zach cope with his grief. Which books have helped you through difficult times in your life.

In their review of Only Child, Kirkus Reviews said of the Magic Tree House series, "Seems like a lot of people, and not just the ones in this novel, need to reread those books." What are the. To begin, the only child is the first and last child in one and so is the only chance at parenting the parents get.

Thus they take this charge very seriously. Thus they take this charge very. A son has revealed how he only just received a birthday card from his dad who died from cancer over a decade ago, with the father having the foresight to mark his children.

Ann Hood is the author of 17 books, including “The Book That Matters Most” and the memoir “Comfort: A Journey Through Grief.” Only Child By Rhiannon Navin.

Roald Dahl is an expert at writing fantastic only children — in books like George's Marvelous Medicine, The Witches, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — but the title character from Danny the Champion of the World is one of his best.

The fiercely independent Danny refuses to let a slight against his cherished father go unpunished, so he comes up with a crazy, over-the-top scheme to ruin a local bigshot’s.

More recently, Lauren Sandler’s book One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child and the Joy of Being One, merges personal stories and anecdotes with up-to-date statistics. Parental happiness, Sandler reports, declines with every child.

Praise “Only Child triumphs.” —The Washington Post “Only Child is told from the prospective of a six-year-old, but like Room and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, it contains wisdom for all ages.”—People “A novel with a child narrator you can’t help but love.” —Bustle “Fans of Emma Donoghue’s Room will adore the six-year-old narrator in Only Child, and.

I am the only child of a single mother. My father had a stroke when I was 2 and I helped care for him from 3 to 6. Then he was moved into a nursing home because my mother couldn’t care for him anymore.

“Today I was fortunate to read your book “Only-Child Experience and Adulthood”. What a great body of work! The clinical psychologist Linda Blair, author of the book Birth Order, says there can be huge benefits to this family structure, as parents can focus all their time and energy on an only child.The Future of Your Only Child, by Carl Pickhardt (Book Review) Parenting an Only Child: The Joys and Challenges of Raising Your One and Only, by Susan Newman (Review 1) Book: The seven common sins of parenting an only child, By Carolyn White (Review 1).