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Today’s contribution “Dad Discovers Attachment Parenting”, to “Attachment Parenting in Real Life” is from Josh at “My Baby-wearing Wife“. I encourage you to check out his blog, and am grateful to him for this wonderful inaugural post! When my wife Continue reading Dad Discovers Attachment Parenting
Attachment Parenting is becoming more widely practiced and talked about. You may wonder what it is. Click each title to read the article. What AP Is: 7 Baby B’s: “Attachment parenting implies first opening your mind and heart to the Continue reading What is Attachment Parenting? Knowing More to do Better
What is Attachment Parenting and how does a family comes to practice it? My husband and I never planned on having our children in bed with us. Before we came home from the hospital, my oldest sons room was thoughtfully Continue reading What is Attachment Parenting?
A weekly round up of OMB News, vegan recipes, attachment parenting support, gentle discipline information, and pieces that encourage us to connect with our children. Food Orange Kale Pear Smoothie (kids weren’t big fans, but Kris and I really liked Continue reading Parenting Evolution is the Solution: Weekly Round Up
Some parents do not find out about this kind of parenting until their children are older. In this piece Hailey talks about Attachment Parenting and Older Children. by Hailey Williamson For any parent that chooses the AP road, this parenting Continue reading Attachment Parenting and Older Children
A weekly wrap up of posts that you did not get to see on Facebook; stuff that I found interesting and I think you will too. Food I think it is safe to skip this one this week! Knowledge Children Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up: We Win Facebook! Fridays
Bringing my new daughter home on Thanksgiving Day was special. We came home to a fire in the fireplace, Thanksgiving meal delivered by mom, and aunt and big brother waiting for the new arrival. Owen’s first words to Sydney were Continue reading Bringing My New Daughter Home on Thanksgiving
A Letter For My Daughter on Her Third Birthday by Jennifer Andersen Dear Sydney, Sometimes, when you are upset, all you have to do is put your cheek to mine as as we snuggle and you quickly calm down. Your Continue reading For My Daughter on Her Third Birthday
When this photo was taken, we were at one of our closest friends houses celebrating a special birthday and Halloween. In the rooms behind me, more than 15 children were playing instruments. Six moms were laughing and talking loud enough Continue reading My Kids Live in a Bubble: Motherhood Moment #7
Don’t Give Up By Katrina Quitugua My daughter is teething. She is getting her first molars, so it has been a rough couple of days. Last night she tossed and she turned, and she turned and she tossed, rarely finding Continue reading My Daughter is Teething: Comfort when She is Hurting
I threatened and punished my children for too long. Now, I am learning to parent respectfully. “Three more bites or no dessert”. “Do what I say, or I will take away your favorite toy.” I said these things for too Continue reading Three More Bites or No Dessert: Learning to Parent Respectfully
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