The proportion of only child families in the United States is increasing, according to a new Washington Post report. We'll talk about the social and economic reasons more parents are choosing to have just one child and we want to hear from you: If you are an only child or are the parent of an only child, what has your experience been?
Battling Myths and Stereotypes, More Parents Are Choosing to Have Only Children
Lauren Sandler, journalist and author, "One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One"
Carl Pickhardt, private counseling psychologist; public lecturing practice, Austin, Texas
Mushtaq Bilal, Fulbright doctoral fellow, Department of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York at Binghamton; author, "One and done: Why we chose to raise an only child despite social pressure"