Kennt man eines, kennt man alle? Das gilt bei Kindern leider nicht.

Why I’m sometimes wary of advice from single mothers

Mother only daughter? I was once too!

I was a proud mother only daughter for 1.5 years. So still (halfway through) I know exactly what it feels like to direct all your energies and attention to a single scion. Although it was always clear to me that I wanted more than one child, I have to admit that there are advantages in “allowing” me to focus on just one child. The bottom line is that there are simply a lot more resources left for the offspring. Be it temporary, financial or nervous! There’s only one thing you can’t do as an only child: imagine what it’s like to have more than one child. So some tips are well-intentioned, but not always helpful for mothers with multiple children …