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Too attached?

July 9, 2009

I’m thankful that my circumstances allow me to be a stay-at-home mom, and because Germany makes it quite easy, most of the mothers I know are in the same situation.  And apart from me, all of them put their children into day care several times a week to have time for themselves. I do sometimes […]

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Saving Money through Attachment

May 11, 2009

In these tough economic times, I’ve been reflecting on how much money is spent unnecessarily on pregnancy and childbirth.  I thought I’d write about ways that attachment parenting can help save parents money. Prepare for Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting By being informed about different birthing methods and medical interventions, you can be more involved in […]

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Doesn’t Attachment Parenting get in the way of your sex life?

April 3, 2009

No, not if you’re willing to get creative. I don’t know how often I’ve heard this question in its various forms.  A few people come straight out and ask, some people wander around the topic, asking if it “gets in the way of your marriage,” and I’ve even run into a few people who insinuated […]

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Would you? Could you? In a sling?

March 9, 2009

As a native English speaker living in a non-English-speaking country, finding good English language children’s books is tough.  I’ve picked up plenty of German books for my husband to read to our son, but that doesn’t help me (we’re raising him bilingually,

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AP in the Hospital

January 12, 2009

Last month, my 17 month old son had to stay overnight for an operation.  It was a routine procedure, but I was still wracked with worry.  It broke my heart when he cried for food the morning of the operation and I couldn’t give him anything.  As we waited in the hospital for his surgery […]

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Ringing in the New Year

January 6, 2009

As the year turned to 2008, we celebrated New Years at home with our five and a half month old son.  This year, we decided to head out to a party with our now 17 month old along.  We were invited to a kid-friendly party at a friend’s house and I couldn’t be happier to […]

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