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Motherhood: The New Frontier

October 15, 2012

I kept detailed journal entries in graduate school for an independent study course on motherhood I designed while my son was a baby. It was called, Motherhood: The New Frontier.  I picked five books to read, and basically had free reign to write whatever I wanted to about motherhood.  Well, to say the least, these […]

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The Power of Connection – Guest Post by Nancy Massotto

October 2, 2012

This year’s Attachment Parenting Month theme is “Relax, Relate, Rejuvenate: Renewed with Parent Support.” We are delighted to kick off AP Month with a guest post about the importance of support by Nancy Massotto, Founder and Director of Holistic Moms Network.   We live in a virtual world.  We connect online, spend hours in front […]

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Share your support stories with us!

September 14, 2012

Submit a blog post celebrating AP Month. Selections will be displayed in October. Details here.

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Sanity in a Bottle

September 12, 2012

The following is a guest post by our own Camille North, API Links Editor. API Links is a monthly e-newsletter to help keep parents, professionals, and others abreast of the latest news and research in Attachment Parenting and updates of API programs. Anyone can receive API Links! Click here to subscribe.   Sanity in a Bottle by Camille […]

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Enough With the Mom Enough Stuff. Can We Just Talk?

September 7, 2012

There’s little more demoralizing than being told what we’re doing is wrong, or that there’s a better way, or worse – that we’re in some way harming or damaging our children. We take it very personally, especially when the criticism centers around our parenting. That’s why the TIME cover and tagline, “Are You Mom Enough” […]

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Your Blog Could Be Featured on API!

August 27, 2012

Open call for AP Month Carnival of Blog Submissions Blog about your “support team” and join in the AP Month celebration as we round up the secrets of group support! We’ll be showcasing selected blog posts in our Blog Carnival in October so warm up your fingers and let us hear about ways social support […]

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Attachment Parenting and Dealing with Criticism

May 7, 2012

All parents, especially new parents, find themselves on the other end of well-meaning advice that challenges their own instincts or goes against the principles of Attachment Parenting. Cynthia at The Hippie Housewife recently posted about handling criticism – how to have a healthy discussion when you can, when to bow out of these conversations, even […]

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