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About Us

APUK is run by a small team of dedicated volunteers - come and join us!


Meet the APUK Directors:

























Mission Statement:


  • To offer resources from within the UK and worldwide that support Attachment Parenting theory and  practises with the potential to become the leading resource for the UK.


  • To show inclusiveness in who we serve and to make welcome all parents interested in one or more of the Attachment Parenting principles.


  • To develop original resources and support for those interested in facilitating groups.


  • To ensure our products are of high quality and fully support an Attachment Parenting lifestyle in a useful way.


  • To provide excellent customer service and swift response to enquiries.


  • To continually evolve to meet the needs of parents, children, health practitioners, caregivers and group facilitators.


Please feel free to Contact Us at Attachment Parenting UK if you have any questions about what we advocate or enquiries about the products we sell. We enjoy hearing from people and always hope we can be of some help.


Attachment Parenting UK is the trading name of Attachment Parenting UK  C.I.C. which is a social enterprise Community Interest Company registered in England and Wales with company number 7904121. Our registered address is Hope Cottage, Landscove, Devon, United Kingdom TQ13 7LZ.






We are not, nor do we claim to be any type of professional body. We do not have medical, technical, financial, or business training. Anything we say should be taken as a suggestion, but not as a guarantee. You must do your own research before deciding to do something based on what is suggested here. We do not accept responsibility for any harm that befalls you or anyone else based on what we have have written here.


The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements. This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse these websites. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked websites. Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


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Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

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Michelle Mattesini


Michelle founded APUK in late 2011 after building up DevonAPI Support Group and responding to enquiries from parents nationwide who felt isolated in their choices. Michelle's background includes educational student travel leadership and training as well as  accreditation from Attachment Parenting International. She has experience with Nonviolent Communication groups and has studied Jane Nelsen's Positive Discipline. Michelle is mum to 2 young girls.

Michael Brown


Michael is a qualified Life Coach from the Institute of Human Development and an experienced group facilitator and Alexander Technique teacher. Michael's background includes developing self-parenting practices, coaching for parents involved in attachment parenting as well as working with young people. Michael is father to 4 children and has recently become a grandfather.