What is positive discipline?

April 18, 2017
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Learn more about Attached at the Heart, coauthored by the cofounders of Attachment Parenting International

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What NOT to do

April 14, 2017
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The power of nurturing touch on child behavior

April 12, 2017
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When we think of providing nurturing touch, what most often comes to mind may be skin-to-skin with our newborn, babywearing, or infant massage. Nurturing touch continues to be a critical need for children (and adults!) of all ages. We just have to be more intentional to make time for cuddles, hand-holding, hugs, massage, and other forms of […]

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8 tips to getting in touch with your highest self

April 10, 2017
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One of my favorite expressions in the English language is “beside myself.” Not because I particularly enjoy being in that frenzied state, but because if you stop and think about it, who is the self you are actually beside? And how is it possible that there can be more than one self lined up in […]

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What you teach by apologizing to your children

April 10, 2017
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Understanding sensory processing difficulties in our children

April 7, 2017
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Many families discover Attachment Parenting in their quest for how to raise their “spirited” children. All children, evident from birth on, have their own unique temperament. For some children, their temperament traits may be challenging for their parents or teachers. Common among these possible traits are sensory processing difficulties. Children with difficulty in processing sensory […]

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16 points to consider for your cesarean birth plan

April 5, 2017
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Editor’s note: April is Cesarean Awareness Month, an international observance designed to reduce unnecessary Cesareans, advocate for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC), and help women heal from the sometimes-difficult emotions surrounding a cesarean birth. While Attachment Parenting International (API) promotes childbirth options with the least interventions, we also recognize that there are certain situations that […]

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The importance of attachment cannot be overestimated

April 4, 2017
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