APtly Said

APtly Said is API’s blog for parents written by parents striving to embrace API’s Eight Principles of Parenting in their families on a daily basis. Posts are provided through a core team of bloggers with guest posts accepted regularly. Contact Rita Brhel, interim editor, for submission guidelines. 

Jan 23, 2017

Attachment parenting is often — to those unfamiliar with the term — viewed as simply a fad, but in truth, every parent is involved in a form of parenting that is associated with attachment, whether healthy or not.

...

Jan 20, 2017

Q: My family went to a restaurant the other night, and there was another family there with a toddler who was crying. The father roughly took the boy outside and came back a few minutes later. I assume the boy was punished in some way, as he was very upset and...

Jan 18, 2017

Through this webinar from PBS’s This Emotional Life — featuring Daniel J. Siegel, MD, of the Mindsight Institute, moderated by Kathryn Power, M.Ed, of SAMSHA — we learn how the quality of parent-child attachment impacts your child’s:

  • Brain development
  • Ability to form healthy relationships
  • Resiliency throughout life.

We also learn how the incredible importance that we, as parents, must work to become more aware of our own attachment with our parents in order to become more connected with our own children. It is our self-understanding that allows us to be more sensitive and connected to our children.

Check out more videos on...

Jan 17, 2017

This is the second post for our weekly series from API Reads called “Weekly Reflection,” which features a quote from one of the resources in the API Reads program. We invite you to reflect on the quote throughout the week, and we hope the quote will prove to be thought-provoking, encouraging, and...

Jan 13, 2017

Attached at the Heart, 2nd edition“Just as your baby is an important part of your life, she is also important to others. People who care about your baby are bonded to you and your child in a special way that invites their counsel. Knowing...

Jan 09, 2017

api reads logoThis is the first post for a new weekly series from API Reads called “Weekly Reflection”. Every week a quote from one of the resources we are reading will be posted. This is to help you reflect on the quote throughout the week as a way to be thought provoking, encouraging, or inspiring to you. We...

Jan 09, 2017

behind-closed-doors

...

© 1994-2016 Attachment Parenting International. All Rights Reserved. API is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 


Connect with us
rss Facebook Google+ twitter pinterest LinkedIn YouTube

Go to top