Is anyone familiar with Aletha Solter's Aware Parenting ideas? Her books include "The Aware Baby" and "Tears and Tantrums". Here is a link: http://www.awareparenting.com/
How about Playful Parenting? I recently read this book and think it is such a loving, proactive way to deal with troubling or troublesome behaviors from our kids as well as a way to just connect more fully with our kids. A link for this: http://www.playfulparenting.com/default.htm.
I think that these two methods are fully in the realm of attachment parenting, but welcome other opinions on this. I also think that they mutually reinforce one another, although I have heard contrary opinions about their "fit".
I could say more about each of these, but their web sites do a better job, I think! I'd love to talk more about these approaches with folks who are familiar with them or just curious ...
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