Yes, I think they're important.
NO! That is horrible parenting and will scar the child for life. It was my responsibility to supervise them.
I think it's weird, but if they're happy, then fine
Yes. Only children have garnered the reputation for a reason. Without siblings, they’re deprived of crucial social skills.
Yes. The family is knowingly violating the rules of the community.
No. It seems like a publicity stunt.