4 positive discipline ideas for toddler hitting

Hitting is a normal toddler behavior that often begins between ages 1 ½ and 2 years old. There could be many different reasons, including the child being angry but unable to express it or you being unable to understand what he’s trying to express, a life change such as a new sibling, or simply the child wanting to explore what her hand can do and what happens when she hits. So, what can parents do Read More …

Transitions in Attachment Parenting: Infancy to Toddlerhood, Part 4

We are continuing this series with two more of the most common challenges of transitioning from infancy to toddlerhood as your baby grows. Here is what parents had to say … What do you find most challenging about transitioning from using AP in infancy to using AP in toddlerhood? Challenge: Understanding Aggression My toddler feels the need to act out physically despite the fact that this isn’t being modeled by anyone in his life. Toddlers Read More …

Transitions in Attachment Parenting: Infancy to Toddlerhood, Part 1

This is Part 1 in a 5-part series of the most common kinds of challenges AP parents go through when our kids grow out of infancy and into toddlerhood. What do you find most challenging about transitioning from using AP in infancy to using AP in toddlerhood? I asked this question on the API Facebook page, and the response was overwhelming! Hundreds of parents chimed in with their thoughts on what makes the transition from Read More …