“Needs Vs. Wants: How to Fulfill a Child’s Needs Yet Discern His Wants in a Way that Preserves Healthy Attachment” with Dr. William Sears - Click here to listen now free of charge
Hear API Co-Founder and co-author of Attached at the Heart Lysa Parker and former NBC anchor Lu Hanessian discuss attachment parenting with Dr. William Sears. They delve into:
* Needs in infancy: Why fulfilling infant needs is critical for healthy attachment;
* Meeting a child’s needs and deciphering wants in toddlerhood: Why parents get confused and anxious about this transition;
* Understanding how meeting a child’s wants is really coming from our own unconscious ‘needs';
* Exploring the real dynamics behind permissive parenting;
* and MORE!
About Dr. William Sears
Dr. Sears, or Dr. Bill as his “little patients” call him, is the father of eight children as well as the author of over 30 books on childcare. Dr. Bill is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Bill received his pediatric training at Harvard Medical School’s Children’s Hospital in Boston and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto — the largest children’s hospital in the world, where he served as associate ward chief of the newborn nursery and associate professor of pediatrics. Dr. Sears is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and a fellow of the Royal College of Pediatricians (RCP).Dr. Bill is also a medical and parenting consultant for BabyTalk and Parenting magazines and the pediatrician on the website Parenting.com.