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When we do the inner work, our children can thrive

January 16, 2017
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On handling unwanted parenting advice

January 13, 2017

“Just as your baby is an important part of your life, she is also important to others. People who care about your baby are bonded to you and your child in a special way that invites their counsel. Knowing this may give you a reason to handle the interference gently, in a way that leaves […]

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8 examples of new year parenting resolutions

January 2, 2017

However you feel about making new year resolutions, this very early part of the year at least serves as an annual reminder that we need to — at some point — take time to reflect on our lives, check where we are on our goals, and continue making plans moving forward. It’s important to set […]

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Editor’s pick: Top 10 of 2016

December 31, 2016

2016 has been a fulfilling year for Attachment Parenting International (API). Although the very best parent support is found in local API Support Groups, our evidence-informed magazine articles, blog posts, teleseminars, ebooks, and other resources also provide regular pulses of support to millions of families worldwide seeking information on raising their children with strong attachments. […]

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Attachment matters

December 29, 2016

Ideally, all children would be able to experience a secure attachment with every meaningful adult in his life. Attachment Matters, the latest ebook from Attachment Parenting International (API), was written specifically to help you — the parent — share the importance of Attachment Parenting to other meaningful adults in your child’s life. Attachment Matters is […]

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Your parenting choices can change your child’s DNA

December 28, 2016

By Lysa Parker and Barbara Nicholson, cofounders of Attachment Parenting International (API) and coauthors of the book Attached at the Heart …We see more clearly now how our parents tried to do better for us than their parents but, like many, fell victim to the parenting advice of the day whether from religious leaders, psychologists, […]

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