Attached Parenting

Attached Parenting (AP) includes but is not limited to co-sleeping, baby wearing/carrying, extended breastfeeding (1 year+), elimination communication (EC), etc. You may practice all or just one of these close relationships with your baby &/or child(ren).


When do you stop cosleeping?

I'm a big believer in cosleeping but our oldest just turned 7 and I think it's time he's had his own space. I do think he's a bit overly dependant upon mama and maybe...


Husband differs with my co-sleeping

I have been co-sleeping with my 18mo son since he was about 5 months old when we moved into my parents' home while my husband worked out of town during the week and came back on...

Started by User on 09/27/2012 in Attached Parenting

Last update on 02/25/2013 by Samantha


Parenting Styles

I am the mother of two beautiful children. I also fully support Attached Parenting. I was a single mom raising my DD so having her attached to me was easy. She was all mine....

Started by Catherine on 07/13/2011 in Attached Parenting

Last update on 07/13/2011 by Catherine


cloth diapers

i just purchased bummis organic cloth diapering starter kit and i feel so overwhelmed, not as far as bummis diapers but it seems like there is alot to cloth diapering ! has...

Started by Melissa on 04/02/2011 in Attached Parenting

Last update on 04/02/2011 by Melissa


critisizm and congestion :(

My 11 week old baby girl has a runny nose and congestion and im breastfeeding! Aside from steam from the tub, does anyone have any natural ways to clear it up? Im really getting...

Started by Melissa on 01/06/2011 in Attached Parenting

Last update on 01/18/2011 by Chelly


help please!!!

im new to exclusive bfing w my 4th child and she is 6w4d old! She is very very gassy/fussy @ night! Im not really drinking milk but can anyone give me an example of healthy...

Started by Melissa on 12/06/2010 in Attached Parenting

Last update on 12/29/2010 by Margaret


Older Children

How do you, personnally, extend the attachment parenting principles to older children? I would love to hear some tips since I have an almost 7 yr old & an almost 4 yr old.


Wow, I love attachment parenting !!

I am from Johannesburg in South Africa and is a huge attachement parenting fan !! Check them out on face book ! I am a co-sleeping, positive diciplining mommy of a 15 month...


Ring Sling Raffle for Charity

The following link is a fundraiser for a friend of mine whose 3 year old son suddenly died in April, and who has now been diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma which her insurance is...

Started by Merina on 08/26/2009 in Attached Parenting

Last update on 08/26/2009 by Merina