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Why I’ve Decided To Have Only One Baby

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The shock of Ivy’s birth and my subsequent reactions to parenting have scarred me for life. I've decided having only one baby is the right choice for me.

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Only The Lonely Are Only: Should We Have A Second Child?

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Should We Have A Second Child? From the moment the first baby was born, I’d been obsessing about a sibling: When will my period come back?

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My Son Wants An Only Child; His Reason Breaks My Heart

I want them to remember love and feeling wanted, always — all of them.

My six-year-old son got into the car after school and declared he only wanted to have one kid when he grew up.

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Having One Child Makes Me A Better Mother

This is what works for me. I am happier as a parent of one.

I know of people who find one child incredibly challenging and seem to hate the whole experience. And yet they proceed to have another child willingly.

I wonder about these decisions. For me, I would be a terrible mother if I had another child.

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First Kid VS Fifth Kid: From Sterilized Pacifiers To "Here, Suck On My Keys."

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I'm not saying that I've got this parenting thing nailed, but I am saying that I've done it five times which is worth something.

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Stop Telling Me That I Must Be "One of Those" Types!

Here's a baby pic of only-child-me!

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I'm NOT Selfish For Having An Only Child (So Mind Your Own Business)

There's this stereotype of the only child: that they're spoiled and self-centered. That their parents are the worst kind of doting, helicopter kid-worshippers. That they're inherently lonely.

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