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

Why I’m sometimes wary of advice from single mothers

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

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 …