Monthly Archives: January 2012

Oh, is your family Catholic?

I hear this all too often after sharing the fact that I am one of five children. It’s a common assumption that a family with many children must be Catholic. Well, in my case, it’s true. I was born and raised Cathoic, … Continue reading

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Family Dynamics and Birth Order

All families are going to have varying dynamics. We often start with the basic nuclear family, which is a mother and father, and whatever biological children they have had together. This family unit describes what we see as the “traditional” … Continue reading

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From Many Children to an Only Child

Most people would consider any family with at least four children to be a large family. Although large families used to be the norm in the U.S., they are now almost taboo. Growing up, we couldn’t go anywhere without someone … Continue reading

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Blog Roll

Only Child Project  This will give me insight from the other end of the spectrum: the family dynamics when there is only one child. Blog Her  This blog is run by mothers who have raised or are raising large families. … Continue reading

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