by: Hailey Williamson When I think of the times that I stood outside that bedroom door listening to my baby fuss and cry, nervously shifting my weight from foot to foot, I feel ashamed. Every instinct in my body wanted Continue reading One Mother’s Experience with Cry It Out
When my oldest child was born, I hid. I kept secret the fact that we shared a bed, that I breastfed him almost around the clock and that I never, ever accepted his crying as necessary. The message from those around me was clear; Continue reading Alone to Confident: Parenting Outside of the Mainstream
Defined by basic principles of responding to our babies’ and children’s needs, Attachment Parenting is parenting plain and simple. Many choose to call it ‘instinctual’ parenting because it is a form of parenting that has been practiced for millions of years, Continue reading Extreme Parenting
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