Attachment Parenting

Attachment Parenting International’s Eight Principles of Parenting

Note: I strive to be AP with my kids. I generally fail spectacularly, but I aspire to these principles.

1. Prepare for Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting.

2. Feed with Love and Respect.

3. Respond with Sensitivity.

4. Use Nurturing Touch

5. Ensure Safe Sleep, Physically and Emotionally.

6. Provide Consistent and Loving Care.

7. Practice Positive Discipline.

8. Strive for Balance in Personal and Family Life.

Some other great resources:

Dr. Sears

Alfie Kohn

Faber Mazlish Website

The Natural Child Project



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