Your Parent Compass: The ‘enlightened witness’

April 3, 2017
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The latest Parent Compass has been released by Attachment Parenting International (API). Click here to read this thought-provoking message from the API cofounders, or sign up for an API Membership to receive this bimonthly enewsletter directly to your inbox. “April is both Child Abuse Prevention Month and Cesarean Awareness Month. These two important issues are […]

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What happens when you respond to your baby’s cry

March 31, 2017
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Imagine an entire generation of secure attachment

March 29, 2017
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The opposite of addiction is connection

March 28, 2017
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Could it be that almost everything we think we know about addiction is wrong? Simply, exposure to illegal drugs will not necessarily, absolutely result in addiction in every person. What if addiction isn’t about the chemical hook? What if addiction is actually about a lack of human connection? Humans are born wired to bond — […]

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The toddler’s world

March 27, 2017
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Positive discipline begins at birth

March 24, 2017
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Your words can change the world: API needs your help!

March 22, 2017
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We all know the immense value of words in our homes, with our children and partners. Our words have the power to uplift others, to strengthen our bonds with our children and spouses, to repair a connection that needs a little boost after a conflict. Your words also have the power to help change the […]

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Balance tip #1: Strive to be a Very Good Parent, not the best

March 21, 2017
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“Evaluate balance over a full day or week, not every single moment. Instead of wanting to be the ‘best’ parent who has to do everything right, choose to be a ‘very good’ parent who sometimes makes mistakes and learns from them. Parents have to learn ‘on the job’ and should give themselves a break — […]

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