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Parenting Favoritism

Breaking The Cardinal Rule Of Parenting: Admitting To Having A Favorite

Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.25.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Does every parent have a favorite child? Should any parent admit that?

Mom Confession: I Have A Favorite Child

Babble | Kate Tietje | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Kate Tietje Babble It's something I've been thinking about for a very long time, but I've been too afraid to say. I can't be the only one out t...

Attention Parents: YOU Have a Favorite Child, Whether You Like it or Not

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ellen Libby

There are a lot of parents who describe having a child who receives special treatment, but still, parents have a hard time admitting that they favor one child over others.

The Favorite Child: Unraveling This Pervasive Dynamic

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ellen Libby

There are dangers inherent in being the favorite child. Unbridled confidence can be accompanied by feelings of entitlement and little, if any, realization that there are consequences for actions.