Hate attachment parenting? Maybe it’s because you would suck at it

Advocates of attachment parenting quip that it’s a lazy way to parent. I am known to be one of those cheeky bastards. No bottles to wash. Roll over and nurse while sleeping. No crying babies. No expensive strollers and cribs. Watch me nurse while jogging, createns. Wheee! I believe some people’s resistance to attachment parenting … Continue reading

What is Elimination Communication? (Imagine a world without diapers…)

You’ve heard about women walking for hours to get water for their families. Do you think they are washing diapers in it when they get home? No way. And Lord knows they aren’t heading down to their local IGA to drop a month’s salary on a $12.00 pack of Pampers. The world outside of North … Continue reading

Evolution and attachment parenting

OK, maybe 2007 was soooo last decade, but Regine A. Schön’s literature review article, Natural Parenting ― Back to Basics in Infant Care published in the journal of  Evolutionary Psychology, remains a great summary of how attachment parenting (AP) is aligned with human evolution and modern infant “training”. Schön, a professor at the University of Helsinki, … Continue reading