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What are some advantages and disadvantages of having just one child?
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Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics
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In brief: No sibling rivalry!
Having one child means you don't have to divide your time, attention, or money between multiple children.
It also means no sibling rivalry! on the other hand, your child has no built-in playmate, so you will have to put more effort into playing with your child yourself, teaching sharing and turn-taking, and arranging activities and play dates.

In brief: No sibling rivalry!
Having one child means you don't have to divide your time, attention, or money between multiple children.
It also means no sibling rivalry! on the other hand, your child has no built-in playmate, so you will have to put more effort into playing with your child yourself, teaching sharing and turn-taking, and arranging activities and play dates.
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