cry it out

Babies cannot be expected to self-soothe

January 3, 2017
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Nurturing parenting is an essential basic need of all children

December 22, 2016

“There is a sensible way of treating children. … Never hug and kiss them, never let them sit in your lap. If you must, kiss them once on the forehead when they say good night. Shake hands with them in the morning. Give them a pat on the head if they have made an extraordinarily […]

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Is she too attached?

February 26, 2015

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Aug. 11, 2010, and centers on an issue that many of us know all too well — that of separation anxiety and Attachment Parenting. My 8-month-old daughter, Penelope, is going through a separation anxiety phase. If I walk out of her eyesight, even for a second — […]

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We can do this in our sleep!

February 5, 2015

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Oct. 14, 2008, but so many parents through the years since and in the future can relate well to its message. Nighttime has confronted us with some of the most challenging parenting moments we’ve faced so far, but being present for our now 14-month-old daughter at 3:00 […]

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This week on www.theattachedfamily.com

January 26, 2011

Check out these new articles on The Attached Family online magazine, www.theattachedfamily.com: When Daddy Goes Away by American parenting educator and author Naomi Aldort Spotlight On: Camp Common Ground, an interview with the program coordinator Carole Blane, also an API leader The Best Time for Bilingual Education by preschool teachers Emily Patterson and Kathleen Thomas […]

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