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The Best Toys for Child Development

As a psychologist, I spend the majority of my time retraining people’s behavior that arises out of the skills missed in childhood, skills that are circumvented, repressed or ignored. These skills include coping, executive functioning, language and communication, emotional regulatory, cognitive flexibility and social. About the Author By Daria Brezinski, PhD, who lives in Charlottesville, [...]

Creative Learning

It’s amazing how far our understanding of children has come in the last two decades since 1994, when Barbara Nicholson and Lysa Parker cofounded Attachment Parenting International (API). I was in middle school at that time, dutifully sitting in a desk all day and using rote memory to absorb classroom material as was expected. Two [...]

Defining Creativity

For many people, “creativity” is a term synonymous with artistic expression. But not every child or adult is naturally geared toward music, art, creative writing, culinary skills, landscaping, textile design, inventing, photography, ballet, theatre or another “creative” endeavor. Does that mean that the more logical thinkers among us are naturally un-creative? About the Author Rita [...]

Going Roadtripping…with the Kids

In front of the wood-burning stove, well into winter, we began our typical summer vacation daydreaming. We settled at last on a cross-country road trip to see family. About the Author Jamie Birdsong-Nieroda, API Leader, lives in New York City, USA, with her husband and their two children. She serves as the group leader of [...]

Co-parenting Basics

The number-one support call received by Attachment Parenting International (API) is parents seeking resources while going through the physical separation and legal side of divorce. About the Author Lisa Feiertag, API Leader, lives in the USA with her two children, whom she co-parents with their father. She serves as an API Leader Applicant Liaison for [...]

A Parent Story: What Co-parenting Looks Like for Us

My daughters were 6 and 9 years old when their dad and I decided to separate. About the Author Lisa Feiertag, API Leader, lives in the USA with her two children, whom she co-parents with their father. She serves as an API Leader Applicant Liaison for Attachment Parenting International. It had become quite obvious that [...]

A Parent Story: It’s Not About You…It’s About Them

This past Christmas, my children and I sat around a table with my former mother- and father-in-law, my former husband, my mother and my long-term boyfriend. We ate a delicious Christmas feast, shared drinks, stories and created a wonderful memory for my children by celebrating together. About the Author April C, a retired API Leader, [...]

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