What is Positive / Attachment Parenting?

Positive Parenting for many families, varies in form. This may be because of the core or what positive parenting is all about. That is, respecting our children and the wonderful blessings they are, and nurturing them. For some, positive/attachment parenting may include: the family bed; "extended" breast feeding/nursing; home schooling; etc.

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Note: many magazines may send a sample issue, call and ask. If not, your local library may have some copies. Also, health food stores are common places for such magazines.

Mothering Magazine


Gentle Spirit Magazine

POB 246, Wauna, WA 98395

The Doula
(this magazine has been bought out by:
The Mother is Me)


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Nighttime Parenting
by Dr. William Sears *
*Dr. Sears has written many books on the subject of attachment parenting.

The Family Bed
by Tine Thevenin

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
La Leche League

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La Leche League International*

New York Division:

Nassau/Suffolk #: (516)997-8555

*La Leche League is more than breastfeeding. It also offers an incredible support network of attachment/positive parenting.

We apologize, at the time of uploading this site, we did not have general information numbers to include chapters for NYC, NJ, and upstate NY. However, contacts for these areas can be found at the website above (NJ, PA, CT, replace NewYork with: NewJersey, Pennsylvania, Conneticut - respectively)


The Natural Child Project
A nonprofit organization

Please refer to Web/Internet section of this page, below, for more information about "The Natural Child Project."

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The Natural Child Project
A nonprofit organization


This is a very informative site. The organizations statement is:

"All children behave as well as they are treated Our vision is a world in wich all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion. In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust. Our society has no more urgent task."

This site also has a wonderful quote, we wanted to share!

"All children behave as well as they are treated."

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