Author(s): Lacie Rader
Over 500 tips and gentle solutions specifically tailored for attachment parenting. Attachment parenting is a child-centred, nurturing and highly intuitive parenting style that focuses on creating a strong, early emotional bond between parent and child. Attachment Parenting provides a huge variety of tips specifically for parents who have chosen to raise their children in this way. This comprehensive book focuses on the how-to of attachment parenting and offers solutions that are gentle, natural and straightforward. Each chapter contains well-organized and easy-to-read tips on topics such as co-sleeping, night-weaning, baby-wearing, travelling, entertaining your child and coping with toddler tantrums. Lacie Rader uses her own experience as the mother of a high needs, highly sensitive child, to provide down-to-earth, engaging and accessible advice for other child-centred, attachment parents. This wide-ranging, supportive text is an indispensable guide that will provide attachment parents with practical parenting tips to help them raise secure and emotionally balanced children.
Lacie Rader is a teacher, reading specialist, and mother. She authors the blog Attached to Parenting (www.attachedtoparenting.com) and directs The Holding Hands Preschool in Athens, Ohio (opening in August 2014). Lacie spends her free time developing new ways to engage her daughter in play and education. As the mother of a high-need, highly-sensitive child, she has developed her own parenting strategies that go beyond even the most gentle approaches currently available.