Nurturing Peace for World Harmony!

API Celebrates AP Month 2016 and invites you to learn more and join in!


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Parenting Educator Training

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"Attached at the Heart" Updated Edition

"Attached at the Heart" is the definitive resource on Attachment Parenting, refined through 20 years of research and parent-to-parent support. Now this primary text for API Leaders has been released in an updated edition. Purchase it from your favorite retailer.


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We can nurture our children for a more compassionate world

Families struggle every day with parenting and lack of support. Find connection, relationships, and basic principles that can make a difference in your home and the world.


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Special Message from API's President, Janet Jendron

While I can influence my own environment, I'm limited. That's why I trust API to make a wider impact. We need your support; please donate today.


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The truth is...

when we strengthen families, we nurture and fulfill our children's need for trust, respect, and affection, and ultimately provide a lifelong foundation for healthy, enduring relationships.

API promotes parenting practices that create strong, healthy emotional bonds between children and their parents. For life. So they can take those bonds with them into their adult lives and share them with their children. And their children can do the same. A life cycle of compassion and connection.




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API Thanks these Supporters for Investing in Healthy Families

Dedicated individuals, and The Phil and Reedy Hickey Fund for the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta, The Iowa Foundation for Education, the Environment and the Arts, Cole-Belin Education Foundation, and The Columbus Foundation


Upcoming events

2016-10-01
Location: 5091 N Fresno St. Ste 133 Fresno, California 93710
2016-10-03
Location: Radiant Heart Yoga
2016-10-06
Location: Solana Beach Library
2016-10-07
Location: Avoca Branch Library, Bristol, TN
2016-10-07
Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton, VA

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is to educate and support all parents in raising secure, joyful, and empathic children in order to strengthen families and create a more compassionate world.

Nurturing Peace for World Harmony - AP Month 2016!

As parents, we’re peacemakers by default.

Sure, we all fall short sometimes:  who of us isn’t tired, cranky, annoyed and just worn down at times?

Parenting Educator Training Oct 18-20 in Brooklyn

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT HELPING FAMILIES CREATE SECURE ATTACHMENTS?

Based on the book Attached at the Heart, the Attached at the Heart Parenting Educator (AHPE) program is grounded in attachment theory, informed by cutting edge research, and designed as a prevention model to help parents better understand and apply the Eight Principles of Parenting for a child’s optimal physical and emotional development.

Nurturing Peace for World Harmony - AP Month 2016!

As parents, we’re peacemakers by default.

Sure, we all fall short sometimes:  who of us isn’t tired, cranky, annoyed and just worn down at times?

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