There has been a lot of talk of babies around our household latley and it gets me so excited, so discouraged and into an emotional mess sometimes! :( I have ways (or ideas of ways) that I'd love to raise my kids. I have witnessed many families in the midst of some ways, others I have pulled from my own life - lived - and learned.
One way, I am surely going to parent is: Attachment Parenting!
Attachment Parenting in Brief is: Attachment Parenting is a philosophy based in the practice of nurturing parenting practices that create strong emotional bonds, also known as secure attachment, between the infant and parent(s). This style of parenting encourages responsiveness to the infant or child's emotional needs, and develops trust that their emotional needs will be met. As a result, this strong attachment helps the child develop secure, empathic, peaceful, and enduring relationships.
I will to breastfeed (for longer than a year) and cloth diaper. I hope to also co-sleep.
K and I have some different views on some of the above concepts........but I'm sure when the time comes we'll find a happy medium and we'll both be great mommies! :) here's to getting pregnant!! We'll be trying again in March.........*fingers crossed*
The above has been on my mind a lot latley....wanting the best for my children, for them to feel secure in who they are and for them to be independent. I sure hope to get good tips and advice from the old wise ones of my blog! :o)
I'm going to sign off with a few pictures of the furry felines that attempt to trip us at most of our foot movements........and add a laugh or two to our day - any many snuggles at night.
ROSA - NOT SET UP - SHE DID THIS HERSELF!! *rolls eyes* CRAZY CAT!!
6 days ago