Kelly Johnson

Daily Tip: What is the most important thing?

October 31, 2015

“Family is the most important thing in the world.” ~ Princess Diana   API Leader Kathryn Abbott, API’s Leader Connections editor Send us a photo of how you are celebrating this year’s AP Month theme: “Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society.” Read here for complete guidelines. Attachment Parenting International thanks Lamaze International, DONA, Dr. Peter […]

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Daily Tip: Share your heart

October 30, 2015

A baby who shares games with caregivers will share their hearts with others.   John Bowlby, the father of Attachment Theory, whose ground-breaking research set the foundation for Attachment Parenting, playing with his son, (Sir) Richard Bowlby (Bt), who now serves on Attachment Parenting International‘s Advisory Board and lectures worldwide about his father’s work Send […]

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Daily Tip: What are your basic needs?

October 29, 2015

Of course, every human community is not perfect. But when you provide young children with their basic needs, they are less aggressive and self-centered.   API Leader Candice Garrison and family Send us a photo of how you are celebrating this year’s AP Month theme: “Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society.” Read here for complete […]

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Daily Tip: Family is everything

October 25, 2015

“Family is not an important thing; it’s everything.” ~ Michael J. Fox   Sara Kuc and family Send us a photo of how you are celebrating this year’s AP Month theme: “Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society.” Read here for complete guidelines. Attachment Parenting International thanks Lamaze International, DONA, Dr. Peter Haiman, Linda Folden Palmer, […]

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Daily Tip: Respect is important, no matter the age

October 23, 2015

A baby who is cuddled and tickled respectfully will enjoy and respectfully play with others.   Submitted by Debbie Vinall Send us a photo of how you are celebrating this year’s AP Month theme: “Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society.” Read here for complete guidelines. Attachment Parenting International thanks Lamaze International, DONA, Dr. Peter Haiman, […]

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Daily Tip: What experiences are you sharing?

October 20, 2015

Babies lock their experiences into procedural memory vaults that will be inaccessible, but apparent in later behavior and attitudes.   Jim Parker, husband of cofounder Lysa Parker, and their grand-daughter Send us a photo of how you are celebrating this year’s AP Month theme: “Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society.” Read here for complete guidelines. […]

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Daily Tip: Presence brings about independence

October 17, 2015

“If you do that every time he cries, he’ll never learn to be independent,” she said over her shoulder. I wish I would run into her again so I could show her my independent, friendly, confident little boy and tell her, “See this? It’s because I’ve always been there for him.” Read the full story […]

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Daily Tip: What deposits are you making?

October 16, 2015

“Each day of our lives, we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll   Submitted by Kristen Brundige Send us a photo of how you are celebrating this year’s AP Month theme: “Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society.” Read here for complete guidelines. Attachment Parenting International thanks Lamaze International, […]

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