Archives for April, 2012

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Our Attachment Style Determines Our Relationship Style

My work is mostly in educating and supporting parents in developing a secure attachment bond with their children, with lifelong implications.

Unless you're a parent, you may be wondering what this has to do with you and your adult relationships. Quite a lot, if you understand the impact of healthy and unhealthy parent-child attachments on the child.

By "attachment," I'm referring to the emotional bond between two people. "Attachment style" refers to a person's individual patterns...
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Attachment in the News

Clarifying “Attachment Parenting”

There’s a lot of talk in the news media about Attachment Parenting lately, especially with celebrity-turned-PhD Mayim Bialik’s new book, Beyond the Sling, in which she describes her brand of parenting, which does include Attachment Parenting (AP). And there are a lot of questions being asked. I’ve been fielding both concern and applause for the various conversations swirling around Mayim and AP. I wanted to give a little clarification.

First of all, what...
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