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Am I practicing Attachment Parenting?

September 11, 2008

This is a question that I have struggled with a lot in the four-and-a-half years, since I had my first son, Ryan, and discovered there was a parenting approach that lined up with my parenting views.  I questioned that if I didn’t practice all elements of Attachment Parenting (AP), could I really call myself an […]

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World Breastfeeding Week- Supporting Nursing Mothers

August 3, 2008

World Breastfeeding Week starts on August 1, and runs through August 7th. The theme of this year is “Mother Support- Going for the Gold.” Supporting a mother who is breastfeeding is so important. There are so many other demands that a new mother faces when nursing, having support can be invaluable to the mother and […]

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Positive Discipline-Need Ideas

July 10, 2008

By Heather (A Mama’s Blog) I thought having a second child would not be as hard as having one. After all, I had already been through it once, how much harder could a second child be? I found out within hours of Cole’s birth (my second child) that having a second child does not mean […]

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Falling Short

June 6, 2008

By A Mama’s Blog Last month I wrote about a sweet moment I had with Cole, when I responded to his cries, and did not allow him to cry it out. I wish I could say that was our “happily ever after,” regarding sleep with Cole, but it wasn’t. I suspected a few hours after […]

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Following My Instincts

May 12, 2008

Originally published March 8, 2007 at A Mama’s Blog Last night I had Cole down sleeping, and was trying to read Ryan a story to put him in bed (Joe wasn’t home), and sure enough, Cole started crying. I was hoping it would only last for a minute or so, and he would go back […]

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