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People Learn Best When They Feel Safe and Loved

Let’s delineate permissive parenting from Attachment Parenting.

Although I’m sure there are some AP adherents who also engage in overly permissive parenting, most APs practice what’s generally called either “positive discipline” or “gentle discipline” (I prefer gentle discipline, so that’s what I’ll call it here), which is an intentional method of discipline that seeks nonpunitive methods by which to set healthy and necessary boundaries for our children so as help them develop into functional, responsible, and self-disciplined adults. 1,057 more words

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Attachment Parenting All Grown Up: How AP Kids Turn Out

If you aren’t familiar with attachment parenting, it is a style of parenting often characterized by things such as co-sleeping, feeding on demand, quick response to baby’s cries, and gentle discipline.   1,312 more words

Life With Kids

Toddlers & Tantrums

Tantrums are killer. Sometimes I deal with them pretty well and sometimes I throw myself on the ground next to her because, literally… I have no idea what else to do. 505 more words

It's not okay.

This post is going to be short and to the point.
There was an incident in Florida that made it to the news a few weeks ago. 782 more words


The Natural Parenting Book That Will Transform Your Relationship With Your Toddler

The Kindle edition of Trust Me I’m a Toddler is usually sold at £6.60/$10.07, but is currently available at just £3.87/$5.87. I have not yet decided how long it will stay at this price so grab a copy now if you want to be guaranteed this price! 322 more words

Attachment Parenting

The Importance of Connecting before Correcting

We’ve all been there. We walk in on our child doing something they shouldn’t be doing, and our mood is suddenly thrown into a negative whirlwind. 506 more words

Attachment Parenting

She's Up All Night To Get Some...Breast Milk!

This following message was sent by a very sleepy reader. It reminded me of that famous song,  “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk. “She’s up all night till the sun, she’s up all night to have fun, she’s up all night to get lucky….”  I imagine that song is talking about adult activity, but some of us parents now know  “Up all night” in a very different way! 542 more words

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