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API Loveline with Dr. Laura Markham

You want to co-sleep, but your partner says it’s unhealthy. You want to respond to your child’s needs, but your partner says that’s coddling. What does an AP parent do when a partner resists? Is it really about AP… or an underlying issue?

Hear API Co-Founder and co-author of Attached at the Heart Lysa Parker and former NBC anchor Lu Hanessian discuss marriage and parenting with Dr. Laura Markham. - Click here to listen now free of charge

About Dr. Laura Markham

As both a mom and a Clinical Psychologist trained in Attachment Theory at Columbia University, Dr. Markham offers a unique perspective on raising kids. Her relationship-based parenting model has helped thousands of families across the U.S. and Canada find compassionate, common-sense solutions for everything from separation anxiety and sleep problems to sass talk and cell phones.

Dr. Markham is the founding editor of, where she offers hundreds of free articles, as well as ebooks and audio downloads to support parents in connecting with their kids and creating a richer family life. Her daily parenting inspirations reach an ever-growing email list.

Dr Markham hosts a weekly internet radio show, where she regularly takes on a wide range of challenging questions from parents of infants through teens. In addition, she serves as parenting expert for,,,, and Her articles are widely published online. In private practice, and as a speaker and presenter at parenting workshops and seminars, she enjoys connecting face-to-face with parents to help them transform their relationships with their children, regardless of age. Dr. Markham lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two terrific teenagers.