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Gentle parenting and raising happy kids from infancy onward.
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Why I'm not into Attachment Parenting | Find Your Balance

Why I'm not into Attachment Parenting | Find Your Balance | Peaceful Parenting | Scoop.it
I can already hear the criticism and corrections about what Attachment Parenting, is and isn't but I'm writing this anyway, from a new mother's perspective on parenting theories. First of all, who knew we were supposed to have ...
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Wow.  I found this article to be quite heartbreaking.  What is "attachment parenting" anyway...don't we *all* strive for and wish for and enact, attacment with our kids? From reading this piece, I absolutely cannot help but once again make the connection between birth experience and postpartum depression.  The author points out that the surgical birth prevented her from being able to sleep next to her baby, and refers directly to PPD, which I believe so strongly is in part the result of broken connection during the birth process and the few days subsequent...

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Ten Tips for Gentle Homeschooling and Parenting

Ten Tips for Gentle Homeschooling and Parenting | Peaceful Parenting | Scoop.it
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I really love these very simple rules for gentle parenting.  They seem so obvious, and yet all of these can feel challenging sometimes...

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Teacher Tom: Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

Teacher Tom: Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids | Peaceful Parenting | Scoop.it
I've been going to preschool classrooms daily now for 14 years. I know a lot about working with other people's kids, but I'll be the first to admit, I'm no parenting expert, which is why I'm so happy to work in schools where we ...
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I'm actually quite curious about this book.  Has anyone read it yet?

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Attachment Parenting International | A Tribute to my Father

Attachment Parenting International | A Tribute to my Father | Peaceful Parenting | Scoop.it
My father was a mystery to me. He had issues of his own that I really never understood until after his death in 2003 when I had the wisdom to see him as a person separate from his role as.
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A simple moving story of forgiveness.  No parent is ever perfect.  This is just lovely.

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