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The Attached Family 2013 Loving Uniquely Issue is about loving each of our children as individuals with unique character traits.
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1. Pregnancy & Birth

Fertility and conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and the early postpartum period.

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Date Night: Why and How To Make It Happen
Thursday, 13 Jun, 2013 – 13:40 | No Comment

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline Without Distress and co-founder of Attachment Parenting Canada, www.attachmentparenting.ca.  Her date night blog is at www.datenightyyc.wordpress.com/about/.
In the movie Date Night, the characters played by Steve Carell and Tina Fey are …

The $120 Swim Lessons: Should We Let Children Quit an Activity After Committing?
Thursday, 13 Sep, 2012 – 11:04 | 5 Comments

By Judy Arnall, director of Attachment Parenting Canada, www.professionalparenting.ca
This was the summer my son was going to learn how to swim! He was seven years old and old enough to agree to the lessons when …

How to Raise a Disrespectful Teen
Thursday, 22 Mar, 2012 – 23:26 | 8 Comments

By Judy Arnall, director of Attachment Parenting Canada, www.professionalparenting.ca

There have been a lot of opinions published online regarding the Dad who shot his teen daughters laptop. His whole point is that too …

Celebrate Your Toddler’s “No!”
Thursday, 9 Feb, 2012 – 15:32 | 17 Comments

By Judy Arnall, director of Attachment Parenting Canada, www.professionalparenting.ca
I walked into the kitchen and discovered my two-year-old blonde-haired daughter, dressed in her little pink fleece sleeper with the padded feet, standing on top of the …

The Busy Brain Kit
Wednesday, 24 Aug, 2011 – 18:23 | One Comment

By Judy Arnall, director of Attachment Parenting Canada, www.professionalparenting.ca
Are you worried about your children’s bent necks and poor posture? Do their batteries run out at the wrong time?  Concerned that your toddler might drop your …

10 Phrases to Make a Better Parent
Wednesday, 27 Jul, 2011 – 17:03 | 7 Comments

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, www.professionalparenting.ca
Many times as parents, we blurt out sayings that we heard as children and later vowed to never say to our own children. However, that is easier …

School-Age Children and the Family Bed
Monday, 27 Jun, 2011 – 17:04 | 17 Comments

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, www.professionalparenting.ca
“But you don’t have to sleep alone!” Kyle protests to his mom when she suggests he sleeps in his own room. Family bedrooms are increasingly becoming common …

Managing Your Time Online
Wednesday, 19 May, 2010 – 11:45 | 9 Comments

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, www.professionalparenting.ca
One of my worst parenting days was when I was still sitting at my computer in pajamas and my husband walked through the front door. I thought …

Keep Family Game Night Fun
Tuesday, 30 Mar, 2010 – 23:32 | No Comment

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, www.professionalparenting.ca
It’s that time of the week that everyone looks forward to: family game night. Here are some tips to make it go smoother and fun for everyone, …

Why Timeout as a Punishment Doesn’t Work
Tuesday, 2 Mar, 2010 – 15:37 | 3 Comments

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, www.professionalparenting.ca
Are you tired of holding the bedroom door handle closed when your school-aged child is trying to leave during a timeout? Fed up with your child trashing …

The Playgroup Altercation: Part 2, Your Child is the Victim
Wednesday, 3 Feb, 2010 – 2:47 | No Comment

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, ProfessionalParenting.ca
You hear a loud thud, an ear-piercing scream, and then your child appears before you wearing a tear-stained cheek and red eyes and is pointing to another …

The Playgroup Altercation: Part 1 – Your Child is the Hitter
Tuesday, 5 Jan, 2010 – 10:57 | No Comment

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, ProfessionalParenting.ca
You are having a lovely pleasant chat with a mom you haven’t seen in ages and suddenly you hear a loud thud, an ear-piercing scream, and then …

How to Downsize the Holidays
Tuesday, 1 Dec, 2009 – 1:19 | No Comment

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, ProfessionalParenting.ca
Even though the economy is recovering, many families will still have to put the brakes on Christmas spending. How does one cut down? How do we break it …

Gift-Giving from the Heart and Hands, Not the Wallet
Monday, 16 Nov, 2009 – 22:54 | No Comment

By Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress, ProfessionalParenting.ca
Last Christmas, I had enough of shopping. With five children in the family, even with buying only one present to each other, there would have been 49 …