Nurturing Empathy in Children
Attachment Parenting Goes Beyond Infancy
This Principle is not complete without reading http://www.attachmentparenting.org/principles/intro.php -- important information for understanding the context API's Principles of Parenting.
Babies and children require empathy and respect for their feelings to help them learn to feel safe and secure.
- Respond With Sensitivity - One of API's Eight Principles of Parenting
- APtly Said (blog) reviews Feeleez, an empathy game for children
- Discuss ways to nurture empathy in your children on the API Forums
The Attached Family
API's The Attached Family online magazine, updated weekly with articles on a variety of topics, is an extension of the quarterly The Attached Family print magazine. The following articles on Nurturing Empathy in Children are accessible at no cost on The Attached Family online magazine. Please consider joining API to help support API's ability to continue providing this information.
- Being There For Our Children and Others Through Empathic Parenting
- Teaching Empathy Through Gentle Discipline
- AP and the Growing Child
- The Long-Term Effects of Bullying on the Bully, the Victim, and the Bystander
- Secure Attachment During Preschool Years Predicts Healthier Peer Attachments