General Interest

Love Collective—Sharing experience and making parenting sweeter

October 24, 2018

Modern parenting is both dramatically different from just 10 years ago – and surprisingly unchanged over eons. What constitutes our “local” community has been slowly changing as the internet and other technologies have allowed us to become individual nomads. We regularly transplant ourselves outside of traditional, geographically convenient support networks. Online parenting resources help us […]

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Naming Changes and Changing Names this AP Month 2018!

October 6, 2018

API is a hub of information and a community of support to advance Attachment Parenting practices–a collective advocating compassion. After nearly 25 years, API is expanding how it operates so that it can provide support and information to even more families. We will be sharing updates all month long and we invite you to join […]

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Welcome to AP Month 2018

October 1, 2018

Welcome to AP Month 2018! This AP Month 2018 “Love Collective” theme reflects the possibilities we envision for Attachment Parenting in our society. Working as a collective–where we have a shared passion that we join together to address–is fitting for both AP Month 2018 and the new API we are excited to present. This month we […]

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“What Are You Thinking?”

May 7, 2018
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Reading Time: 2.5 minutes “You are not a good mother. You are not doing a good job. You are messing her up.” These are words I hear too often. No, not from others, but from myself. These words are my thoughts, or my negative self-talk. We all have self-talk. The lucky among us experience a […]

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The Attached Parent

April 10, 2018
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The sweetness of Attachment Parenting

January 11, 2018

Have you ever tried to explain to someone what attachment parenting is? Parenting is very personal, and it’s not so easy to describe any approach to raising children given the amount of emotional baggage, future hopes, joys, and trials there are wrapped up in that one word, “parenting.” But as I was contemplating today about […]

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AP Research: Nurturing touch changes DNA, Spanking doesn’t work, and more

January 5, 2018

It’s exciting to see how much research is constantly being churned out that shows just how beneficial Attachment Parenting is to healthy infant and child development! Check out these recent studies that support API’s Eight Principles of Parenting: Knowing how our eating habits while pregnant may affect the health of our child is Preparing for […]

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Happy New Year!

December 29, 2017
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