All babies are born with these 3 emotional needs

February 8, 2017
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How an insecure childhood attachment affects a marriage…and what you can do about that

February 7, 2017
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This summer, my husband and I will celebrate 15 years together. It has been a wild, sweet, frustrating at times, unforgettable ride through the years. I thought it would’ve grown easier over time. In some ways, it has. In other ways, it hasn’t. I’m learning that is exactly how marriage is. It’s a relationship, and […]

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Positive discipline: The ‘golden rule’ of parenting

February 6, 2017
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“From the attachment parenting perspective, positive discipline embodies the ‘golden rule’ of parenting: In other words, treat children the way you would want to be treated if you were the child. Positive discipline is an overarching concept based on the understanding that when a child is treated respectfully within loving, age-appropriate boundaries, he will develop […]

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6 tips for talking politics with children

February 3, 2017
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The present political discourse around our nation is undeniable as it is inescapable. We can see, hear, and feel the tension on the airwaves and social media, in the energy that surrounds us and the air we breathe. It’s transcending beyond the political realm –into the social and our everyday encounters. Regardless of one’s convictions or political […]

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Weekly Reflection: Voicing your opinion goes a long way

January 30, 2017
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This week’s API Reads Weekly Reflection focuses on the importance of parents voicing their opinions to their partner in a competent way. As you read the quote, take time to reflect on what it means to you, how you can incorporate its meaning into your family, and how it encourages you: “Children who watch both […]

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Children communicate their needs through behavior…what is your child communicating?

January 30, 2017
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API Reads Monthly Top 5 for January

January 27, 2017
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“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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