Only-children Sentence Examples
Some only children become hypercritical, not tolerating mistakes or failure in themselves or others.
We're both only children so there aren't any brothers or sisters.
For twenty-two years I have lived amongst these pollarded trees, these rutty roads, beside these tangled thickets and streams along whose banks only children and sheep can pass.
Those persons who possess them are also apt to make spatial arrangements of days of the week or the month, months of the year, the letters of the alphabet, &c.; and it is practically certain that only children would make such arrangements of letters of the alphabet.
Firstborns, after all, are only children until the first sibling is born.Advertisement
But only children can be pampered and spoiled as lastborns and can be self-centered.
Parents need to help their only children socialize with other children.
In order to keep only children from being rescuers, parents need to help these children develop patience and understanding of differences in others.
Since they didn't have built-in playmates as children, only children are very independent, creative, and self-sufficient.
Natalie Portman, Robin Williams, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Gary Grant, and Frank Sinatra are some of the many famous only children.Advertisement
While only children were once a rarity, many couples are now deliberately choosing to limit the size of their families.
Clearly, the number of only children is only the rise.
Many parents of only children say they feel pressured by friends and family to have a second child.
There is a widespread belief that only children are deprived of social interaction.
However, birth order research suggests that most only children have personalities that are similar to the firstborn son or daughter in a larger family.Advertisement
For example, both firstborns and only children are often very intelligent, ambitious, and articulate.
Despite the negative stereotypes of lonely, sad only children or bratty, spoiled monsters, many only children are happy and well-adjusted.
For someone who hasn't read the book watching Ron try to use his broken wand time and time again will seem to serve comedic purposes that only children can truly enjoy.
Can adults get heat rash or can only children get it?