AP is a Frame of Mind by Diana West (external site)
There is No Doctrine for Attachment Parenting: Being AP is a Frame of Mind!
by Diana West, IBCLC
Reprinted with permission from the author.
Since the beginning of civilized time, parents have been drawn together by the common bonds of parenting philosophies, forming communities of mutual support and information based upon those principles. The evolution of Internet bulletin boards and email lists has expanded our interaction capabilities exponentially, nearly eliminating the previous geographical limitations of parenting communities. Now parents from all countries and cultures are able to participate in parenting discussions, and many have found that they naturally gravitate to the large online parenting community bound together by the concept of Attachment Parenting (AP).