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World Breastfeeding Week 2014: The Real Breastfeeding Story

August 1, 2014

By Sheena Sommers, MA The recent controversies generated by depictions of Attachment Parenting in the Western media and elsewhere have revealed a fairly astounding degree of misinformation about infant and child development. Most especially, the media’s fetishist focus on “extreme breastfeeding” has revealed the tremendously wide chasm that exists between official medical recommendations about breastfeeding […]

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Thank you, Courtney!

July 9, 2014

In the past 20 years since Attachment Parenting International was cofounded by Lysa Parker and Barbara Nicholson, the nonprofit organization has been a way for parents to join together as volunteers to give a voice to and further the Attachment Parenting movement. API has been blessed with amazingly dedicated volunteers — mothers and fathers and […]

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API now reading Attached at the Heart

July 8, 2014

The API Reads program has begun the discussion of Attached at the Heart (2nd edition) by Barbara Nicholson and Lysa Parker. The  topics we’ll be discussing in July will include: Principle 3: Responding with Sensitivity – Learning the Language of Love Principle 4: Use Nurturing Touch – The Healing Power of Physical Closeness Principle 5: […]

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API Reads, March 2014: Giving the Love that Heals

March 10, 2014

Let’s start out March talking about Giving the Love That Heals by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. Just a few of the topics we’ll be discussing in March will be : The Unconscious Parent The Child as Teacher The Conscious Parent Growing Yourself Up Through this read you will learn how to […]

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Parent Support Support

October 31, 2012

API, along with its partners, Ask Dr. Sears, Attachment Parenting Canada, Lamaze International, Pathways Connect, Infant Massage USA, Holistic Moms Network, Mothering Magazine, Families for Conscious Living, and Family and Home Network, is pleased to bring the theme of “Relax, Relate, Rejuvenate: Renewed with Parenting Support” to AP Month 2012 and we hope you have been enjoying the blog posts, daily calendar tips, research on the topic of support, local […]

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AP Month Blog Event – Featured Posts on Growing into Motherhood

October 30, 2012

We conclude our AP Month Blog Event with two posts from Anita and Bonnie, who explore the change in mindset that happens when you become a parent.    Anita writes about her shift from striving in her career to thriving as a mother. http://singaporemotherhood.com/articles/2012/10/finding-my-balance-as-a-mother/   Below, Bonnie Coffa writes about how API changed her approach […]

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AP Month Blog Event – Featured Posts by Sandra and Kim

October 23, 2012

The 2012 AP Month Blog Event is here! Every Tuesday, we will select blogs to feature that best demonstrate this month’s theme, “Relax, Relate, Rejuvenate: Renewed with Parent Support.” Make sure to leave a comment and let us know what you do to Relax, Relate and Rejuvenate!    Sandra from Baby Love Wraps shares her thoughts on what support has […]

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AP Month Blog Event Features API of Jacksonville

October 16, 2012

The 2012 AP Month Blog Event is here! Every Tuesday, we will select a blog to feature that best demonstrates this month’s theme, “Relax, Relate, Rejuvenate: Renewed with Parent Support.” This week, three members of  API of Jacksonville share their support stories. Make sure to leave a comment and let us know what you do […]

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