Respond with Sensitivity

Still Face: A lesson in responsiveness and relationship repair for ALL caregivers

February 24, 2017

How important is it that we give our infants and children intentional presence? The third of API’s Eight Principles of Parenting — respond with sensitivity — is one of two common threads that run through all 8 principles. The other is to provide consistent and loving care. Research that began with the late psychologist John Bowlby’s […]

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Will you accept the challenge of Attachment Parenting?

February 22, 2017
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All babies are born with these 3 emotional needs

February 8, 2017
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Positive discipline: The ‘golden rule’ of parenting

February 6, 2017

“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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It is easier when you feel in balance

November 8, 2016
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Modeling empathy to promote peace

October 18, 2016

I believe empathy is one of the most important aspects in promoting peace.  Children who are taught to be empathetic and who witness empathy will, in turn, show more empathy to others. I attempt to teach empathy to my children through positive discipline, responding sensitively to their needs and emotions, and being present for them. I […]

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