Dr. Markham's Radio Show: "Secrets of Happy Parents"

Is Attachment Parenting for You?

Guest: Lysa Parker, co-author with Barbara Nicholson of Attached at the Heart

Details:

Guest Lysa Parker, co-author with Barbara Nicholson of Attached at the Heart: 8 Proven Parenting Principles for Raising Connected and Compassionate Children, and Director Emeritus of Attachment Parenting International, discusses Attachment Parenting. Topics covered include:  

  • What IS attachment parenting?
  • Attachment Parenting International's eight principles
  • Why Attachment Parenting raises kids who are more compassionate
  • How parents can take care of themselves even when they're available 24/7 to their baby?
  • How to attachment parent a baby and a toddler at the same time
  • Myths and facts about attachment parenting

Aha Parenting Moment:  When things with your child have gotten out of hand, try a “do-over”!

Listener Question: How to make the transition when a child leaves for college?

Secrets of Happy Parents: 12 ways to bring your family closer this Valentine’s Day

Guest Bio: Lysa Parker is the cofounder of Attachment Parenting International.  She served as API’s longtime director and is now Director Emeritus.  The founder of ParentsLifeLine.com, Lysa has a master's degree in Human Development, is a Certified Family Life Educator, and is a trained facilitator for the Nurturing Parenting Program. She’s a former special ed teacher and has worked as a La Leche League educator.  A mother and grandmother, Lysa continues to do parent coaching, workshops, and public speaking engagements, including speaking about parenting as a prevention model for societal violence.


Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

Peaceful Parent Happy Kids Online Course

Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings

CONNECT WITH DR.LAURA ON...

DOES THIS KIND OF PARENTING WORK?

Dr. Laura's parenting advice completely changed my relationship with my daughter, improved her self-esteem, and transformed our lives. Providing my daughter with acknowledgement of her feelings and point of view reduced her oppositional behaviors and emotional meltdowns to nearly none. - Jodie Tokatlian

WHAT I'M READING

Reviews of the best parenting books l've found over the years