My Attached Child is Not a Bratty Hooligan: Part 1

I do evolutionary parenting. Apparently that means my daughter will be a horrid brat no one wants to be around. But is that really the case? Am I screwing my daughter for life?

The “Difficult” Baby: Part Two

In this part, we’re going to look at the last piece of pertinent information—viewing the difficult infant as a ‘plastic’ infant—and then finishing with a look at what we can do going forward.

The “Difficult” Baby: Part One

You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. Parents talking about their child and why parenting was so hard: He was just such a difficult baby. It’s supposed to explain the frazzled looks, the endless crying, and every other negative trait we attribute to the baby in question. But does it?

Abuse and Parenting

What you’ll read herein is not meant to be a condemnation of any parent who utilizes some of these methods, but rather an examination of certain parenting characteristics that are rather new to society (evolutionarily speaking) that have been empirically associated with a heightened risk of child maltreatment.

Guest Post: How Did I Get Here?

I am an AP Parent. And I got here by conscious choices, and now it defines my soul. I devote my studies to it, I teach it, I live it, I breathe it.

How I Became an Evolutionary Parent

How we come to parent our children is typically made up of myriad influences. This is the story of how I ended up a breastfeeding, co-sleeping, babywearing, no toys, community-wistful mom. In other words, an evolutionary parent.