Attachment parenting for working moms

Using TV as Sanity-Saving Tool

May 10, 2012

My kids are bugging me a bit today. Yes, I’ve said it: Every parent has moments when they’re discontent with their children. I think that’s important for everyone, especially parents who are new to Attachment Parenting or who are struggling at this moment, to remember – even the long-time, forever AP parents have their moments, […]

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Working When I Should Be Sleeping

April 24, 2012

Most people I know are sleeping at 2 or 3 in the morning. If they’re awake, it’s because one of their children is, too, like a new baby needing milk or a preschooler retelling a bad dream. If their children are asleep, they are, too…usually. Every one of us has probably experienced that uncharacteristic bit […]

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Mommy Has Testicles!

March 22, 2012

“I bet you didn’t know my mommy has testicles!” I bet you didn’t see this one coming, I’m thinking, as my precocious four-year-old daughter, E, my second born, bounces up to the man who I was hoping to become a new client. A father himself, he’s been dabbling in selling vegetables from his home garden […]

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Can You Please Retrieve My Bagel From Under the Bed?

March 21, 2012

I don’t normally eat anything found under my bed. The vacuum cleaner can only reach so far. I also have two house cats, and that’s where they go to get a little R-and-R from my three kids. Plus I do have a kitchen stocked full with food found in usual places like the fridge or […]

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AP on the Road

February 24, 2011

My 22-month old daughter zooms around the living room like an airplane, making whooshing noises. “Mama!” she says, “Whoosh!” “That’s right, honey, Mama’s getting on an airplane soon. But I’ll be back in two days, OK?” “Uh-huh,” she smiles, and hugs my leg tight. She knows I’ll come home, and that I’ll miss her terribly […]

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