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There's a lot happening at API. Whether it's new API offerings; API Leader, Board Members, and staff bringing AP to the forefront in the media; or Principle-related news from around the world, this is the place to check for the details on all API News.

API Reads: November Update

For November and a part of December, we are reading "Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles" by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka. For December and a portion of January we'll be reading "Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings" by Dr. Laura Markham.

AP Month Auction Open Now Through Oct 31, 2015

The Attachment Parenting International AP Month Auction is an exciting, 14-day event where you'll find a variety of one-of-a-kind items up for grabs at unbelievable prices.  Stock up for holidays or year-round gifts.

View all auction items now!

Register, place your bids and check back frequently to stay on top of this exciting and fast paced event all that benefits your favorite cause!

Our goal is to raise $15,000 to support parents and children through free, research-based, parent information and support.

API Auction Opens October 18; Receiving Donated Items Now

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, October 18, 2015 to Saturday, October 31, 2015

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Starting on October 18, 2015, Attachment Parenting International will be auctioning off a number of fun and unique items to bid on to raise money for our organization - and the more items we have the more money we can raise, so we're asking for your help.

Show your support by clicking on the "Donate Items" button to contribute to our catalog. 

Give a little and get a lot in return. 
Whether you have 1 item or 100 to contribute, your participation is an invaluable part of our fundraising efforts. By donating an item or service directly online, you'll be helping to raise money for our organization, and you'll receive a mention on our site that can link back to your own web page.

October is Attachment Parenting Month: "Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society."

Attachment Parenting International's photo.October is Attachment Parenting Month and all month long API will be shining a light on "Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society." Follow along to learn more about this year's theme, and enjoy parent stories, API support group events, daily tips, the photo gallery, the AP Month Auction (Oct 18-31), and much more on the importance of early secure attachment for our children, families, and society.

Learn more at: http://apmonth.attachmentparenting.org/

 

API - Staying Kindful and in Constant Contact

A special message from API:

API is about families and a peaceful, joyful world. Our approach is to focus on spreading healthy attachment, empathy, responsiveness, and love. We look around and know there is an immense amount of work to be done and support to give.

As a grassroots movement and nonprofit, is valuable to have good strategies to take on the work. API relies on a small staff, incredible volunteers, and these strong systems to support parents, children, and professionals around the world.

API - Staying Kindful and in Constant Contact

A special message from API:

API is about families and a peaceful, joyful world. Our approach is to focus on spreading healthy attachment, empathy, responsiveness, and love. We look around and know there is an immense amount of work to be done and support to give.

As a grassroots movement and nonprofit, is valuable to have good strategies to take on the work. API relies on a small staff, incredible volunteers, and these strong systems to support parents, children, and professionals around the world.

Get Your Thinking Cap On! AP Month starts in October!

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Get Your Thinking Cap On!  AP Month starts in October!

“Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society ” is our AP Month theme this year celebrating the way that creativity allows you to be an amazing parent. Check it out! Get involved to help API raise awareness about the importance of parent support:

  1. Collect and donate great items for the API online auction! 
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API Reads: August Update

We are finishing up Parenting Without Power Struggles by Susan Stiffelman and will begin Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne beginning August 31st. Parenting Without Power Struggles has been an excellent book in the positive discipline arena. If you haven't read it yet, be sure to pick it up and read it on your own.

API's Parenting Educator Training L.A. August 13-15

Make a difference in parents and children's lives by offering parenting education with attachment in mind--API's next parenting educator training is in Los Angeles August 13-15 with the early bird discount registration available until July 30. This training includes a special guest--noted author on attachment parenting, Martha Sears!

Here is what our attendees have said:

"The lesson plans are meticulously organized, easy to follow and beautiful! I'm excited to present this information to parents."

"I have always had to write my own curriculum-this is the most information and resources I have ever had to begin with-Thank you so much!" ~Atlanta Training

I especially loved the balance of time on the curriculum as well as time for personal sharing. Your passion for your work is heartening~Thank you!" ~Tempe, AZ training

"I learned so much amazing information...everything was so valuable." ~Tempe, AZ training

"Fantastic, cutting edge, skillfully delivered~Thank you!" ~San Antonio training

For API's Attached at the Heart L.A. training discounted registration available until July 30th apply here now: http://www.attachmentparenting.org/parented. Led by the founders of API, Lysa Parker and Barbara Nicholson.

The Attached at the Heart parenting educator program will take place in Whittier, CA (Greater LA Area) , Aug 13th - Aug 15th, 2015.

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