Attachment Parenting Canada Association ™
Attachment Parenting Tips Raising Toddlers To Teens
No opinions, theory or judgment; just a ton of ideas and strategies to handle every normal parenting challenge.
A compilation of ideas from real attachment parents in one neat little book. Each tip is respectful, kind and non-punitive.
Proceeds will be donated to support non-profit attachment parenting organizations.
Attachment Parenting Tips is an easy-to-use reference book of ideas to solve every common parenting problem that arises while raising children from 0 - 13 years of age and beyond.
Written by a certified parent educator and mother of five grown attachment-parented children, this book is bursting with over 3,000 practical tips tested by real parents.
Every topic in parenting is covered, from feeding and sleep, to bullying and homework, and the strategies can be put to use immediately.
"A much needed reference book with no theory - just plenty of neuro-biologically informed, kind and effective strategies for the everyday challenges parents face." Lysa Parker, MS, Cofounder, Attachment Parenting International and coauthor of Attached at the Heart.
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The Baby years: sleeping, breastfeeding, and crying.
The Toddler years: tantrums, the world of No!, toilet training, picky-eating, hitting and sleep challenges.
The Preschool years: power struggles, not listening, lying, angry meltdowns, and sibling jealousy.
The School-aged years: homework, friends, peers, stealing, school, attitude, chores, discipline, allowances, relationships and screen-time.
The Teen years: the one tool that works for all teen issues.
General AP Tips: More tools for babies to teens.
"This reference book should be on every parent's phone or nightstand. It is a treasure chest of respectful tips and practical ideas to use for almost every common parenting challenge." Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution and The No-Cry Solution seriesBonus! Every challenge includes a brain and child development tip for that age and issue!
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APCA 20th Anniversary Online Parenting Conference - 2017
The Neuroscience of the 8 Principles of Attachment Parenting
Check out our line-up of 8 wonderful speakers which includes Dr. Bill and Martha Sears, Dr. Shefali Tsabary, Teresa Pitman, Ann Douglas, Lysa Parker and Barb Nicholson, Elizabeth Pantley, Dr. Jack Newman, Alison Smith and more!
Conference Recordings are Now Available for Purchase
$49.95 for all 10 speakers
Spring 2018 Learning Video: Journey to Resilience
Winter 2018 Learning Video: Toxic Stress Hurts Brain Architecture
Fall 2017 Learning Video: Serve and Return Interactions Build Brain Architecture
Summer 2017 Learning Video: Air Traffic Control (Executive Function) is Built with Time and Attention
Spring 2017 Learning Video: The Brain Core Story: How Children's Brains are Built Over Time
Attachment Parenting in the News
Just found this video on youtube of Buffy breastfeeding a baby in the 1970's
Duchess Kate Practices Attachment Parenting - US Weekly Dec 2, 2013
Duchess Kate practices Attachment Parenting! Read the article Dec 2, 2013 in US Weekly
Finally, popular media catches up with the research. This photo is from the ad campaign from Health Canada.
ParentsCanada Magazine, December 2013, "Attachment Parenting: Is it for you?"
Judy Arnall, President of Attachment Parenting Canada discusses the AP style
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What is Attachment Parenting?
Attachment parenting babies, toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged, and teenager children is a natural, instinctive approach to parenting and MAY involve breastfeeding, babywearing, and co-sleeping, BUT definitely embraces respectful communication, non-punitive guidance of behaviour, and a warm and nurturing, structured, parenting style, that includes nurturing, attentive response to both children's and parents' needs at the same time. It's a family-centerd parenting approach based on mutual respect between all family members.Attachment Parenting has 8 ideals:
- Prepare for Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting
- Feed with Love and Respect
- Respond with Sensitivity
- Use Nurturing Touch
- Ensure Safe Sleep Physically and Emotionally
- Provide Consistent and Loving Care
- Practice Positive Discipline
- Strive for Balance in Personal and Family Life
Peace in the world begins in the home. Healthy, respectful, peaceful, nurturing, supported and educated families are the building blocks of a healthy and peaceful society.
We are a non-profit organization of parents and professionals dedicated to providing parents, caregivers, and organizations, support for their parenting practices and services, validation for their parenting choices and current evidence-based information in order to make the best decisions for their parenting practices. Our information is provided through print, online, classes, articles, books and speakers for parents, caregivers and organizations.
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