Co-sleeping, family bed, sleep sharing. It is called many things. When my parents were raising kids it wasassumed to be the worst possible thing you could do to children to let them into your bed. It was considered spoiling. But, babies sleeping with their parents is done by more people the world over and for centuries before the idea of spoiling infants came into vogue.

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Does Your Kid Have a Lovey?

POSTED BY  ⋅ JANUARY 21, 2011 ⋅ 5 COMMENTS

Welcome to the new and improved ADM Blog Hop (you can read more about the roots of this Blog Hop here).  Our host this week is Sara over at Fred-n-Sara.  Anyone can participate!  Just post on the week’s topic and add you link to the Linky at the bottom of the post. Topic: Share how … Continue reading »

Drop-side Cribs, Penises, and Vaccines

POSTED BY  ⋅ DECEMBER 21, 2010 ⋅ 12 COMMENTS

Recently, the Consumer Products Safety Commission banned the use and sale of drop-side cribs in the US.  This certainly doesn’t bother me per se.  I’m all for making any child product safer.  However, this flury of news over the drop-side cribs is just so hypocritical!  This is why; Drop-side Cribs vs. Co-sleeping The CPSC is … Continue reading »

Frequently Asked Questions About Sleeping With Your Baby

POSTED BY  ⋅ JUNE 10, 2010 ⋅ 10 COMMENTS

This post is part of the 2010 API Principles of Parenting blog carnival, a series of monthly parenting blog carnivals, hosted by API Speaks. Learn more about attachment parenting by visiting the API website. I often get asked the same questions about our Family Bed[1. I use the terms cosleeping and family bed interchangably.  I find people … Continue reading »

Should It Be Illegal to Bed Share With Your Infant? Indiana Thinks So.

POSTED BY  ⋅ MAY 5, 2010 ⋅ 11 COMMENTS

Thanks to Annie at PhD in Parenting for making me aware of a recent Fox News story about co-sleeping.  I was able to track down the ad from the Indiana Department of Child Services that is meant to “encourage” people to put their baby in a crib. This ad is positively outrageous!  Talk about fear-based … Continue reading »

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