General Interest

API Reads Monthly Top 5 for January

January 27, 2017

“API Reads Monthly Top 5,” is a new series from the API Reads program, where Attachment Parenting International will post our top 5 quotes from a compilation of resources currently being reviewed by the team. Editor’s Note: Even though these quotes have stood out to the reviewers, the resource is still under review. Please use your […]

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What does your approach to discipline teach your child about conflict resolution?

January 25, 2017
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The payoff of nurturing parenting

January 24, 2017
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Attachment matters, but how exactly?

January 23, 2017

Attachment parenting is often — to those unfamiliar with the term — viewed as simply a fad, but in truth, every parent is involved in a form of parenting that is associated with attachment, whether healthy or not. Read more about how insecure attachment affects us from childhood through adulthood, and how it may be […]

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API Leader Wisdom: How to respond to other parents punishing their children in public?

January 20, 2017

Q: My family went to a restaurant the other night, and there was another family there with a toddler who was crying. The father roughly took the boy outside and came back a few minutes later. I assume the boy was punished in some way, as he was very upset and crying loudly that he […]

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Parenting with the brain in mind

January 18, 2017

Through this webinar from PBS’s This Emotional Life — featuring Daniel J. Siegel, MD, of the Mindsight Institute, moderated by Kathryn Power, M.Ed, of SAMSHA — we learn how the quality of parent-child attachment impacts your child’s: Brain development Ability to form healthy relationships Resiliency throughout life. We also learn how the incredible importance that […]

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When we do the inner work, our children can thrive

January 16, 2017
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10 quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr., for peaceful parenting homes

January 16, 2017

Today we remember Martin Luther King, Jr., the American minister-turned-civil rights activist whose legacy stretches even into the realms of parenting — if you consider that many of his quotes centered on peace and harmony can be aptly applied to homes that strive to raise their children with peace, warmth, trust, and nonviolence. Here are […]

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