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TIME Magazine Shows Attachment Parenting is Going Mainstream, Not Extreme

May 14, 2012

When we, Attachment Parenting International, learned that TIME Magazine decided to take on attachment parenting in its May 21, 2012 issue, we had to ask, “TIME, are you news magazine enough?” Beyond the incendiary attempt to pit mothers against each other asking, “Are you mom enough?,” and a strategic cover contrived to sell copies, what […]

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Weighing in on Breastfeeding in Public

December 8, 2008

I feel so lucky that I live in a place that is so open to nursing in public. I have never been asked to cover up, given funny looks, or asked to move to the bathroom to nurse my children. But I know so many mothers who are terrified of nursing in public because they […]

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Attachment Parenting featured on Parents.tv!

December 4, 2008

Take a look at this wonderful 4 1/2 minute overview of what Attachment Parenting is all about, featuring API’s own, the wonderful Art Yuen:

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Urge President-Elect Obama to support breastfeeding!

December 2, 2008

President-Elect Obama has affirmed his commitment to tackling the health care crisis, and the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) is ready to tell him one great way to do so: support breastfeeding! Citing the numerous studies on the benefits of breastfeeding, USBC states: Excess health care costs totaling more than $4 billion must be paid […]

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The Carnival of Presence Wrap-up

October 19, 2008

We had many wonderful participants in the first-ever Carnival of Presence here on API Speaks. And that doesn’t include the guest posters and regular contributors who have shared their stories about giving their children presence all month long! First, I’d like to take a moment to announce the wonderful Attachment Parenting Month prizes we have […]

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API Speaks’ Carnival of Presence!

October 1, 2008

Happy Attachment Parenting Month! API Speaks has dedicated the month to Giving Our Children Presence and one way we’re going to do that is with the first in a series of monthly AP Carnivals. To participate in the carnival, submit a post on how you give your children your presence to our Blog Carnival registry […]

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Urgent – Two serious recalls this week

September 3, 2008

I have been watching CPSC recalls for about four years now (you know, ever since I became a parent) and this is the first one I remember that was issued due to the tragic death of a child. In the case of the Simplicity bassinet pictured here, two infants died as a result of slipping […]

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Feeleez – An Empathy Game for Children

September 2, 2008

This summer my boys (4-1/2 and 2 years old) and I had the opportunity to play with a wonderful game titled “Feeleez”, from the Natural Parenting Center. The game was so much fun and appropriate for AP families that I wanted to share my thoughts about it with you. Anxiously we opened the small metal […]

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