General Interest

Touch

December 2, 2016
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4 tips for cultivating a “yes environment”

December 2, 2016

Children hear the word “no” about 400 times a day. Being told “no” constantly doesn’t feel good and often times can be frustrating. The more children hear it, the more likely they are to have tantrums and power struggles, and feel disconnected from their parents. Creating a “yes environment” can help families to feel happier […]

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Even just 10 minutes a day with our child

November 30, 2016
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Living a life of gratitude, a ‘walking meditation’

November 30, 2016

I’m trying to learn not to take anything for granted by feeling grateful for the little things of life, by living and appreciating each moment. It’s not easy to do and it takes a diligent and conscious daily effort — similar to meditation. In mediation, our minds tend to wander. We could call it “monkey […]

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10 favorite photos from API’s Community of Peace

November 28, 2016

API received amazing contributions to this year’s Attachment Parenting Month Photo Event. Every photo included in this community of peace — in honor of this year’s AP Month theme: “Nurturing Peace: Parenting for World Harmony” — communicated how parents around the world strive to raise their children with peace and harmony. Just for fun, API […]

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Thanksgiving to parents

November 24, 2016
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