Attachment Parenting International - the outstanding non-profit US organisation committed to advocating their 8 principles of attachment parenting and offering accredited support groups in ten countries including the UK.
NVC - the Centre for Nonviolent Communication offers details on this unique empathetic communication style and lists courses and events worldwide.
DrSears - well-respected US Paediatrician who may or may not have coined the term 'Attachment Parenting'! His site is packed with incredibly well-resourced and detailed information that is both educational and personalised.
Joyful Parents - UK website offering emotional and practical support to parents by way of workships and free parenting teleconferences. The approach is in the attachment vein and workshops invite parents to unlearn much of their parenting style which isn't working. There is also a thought-provoking questionnaire, a blog, access to recordings and private sessions are available.
Enjoy Parenting - founded by Scott Noelle, this website includes a link to the free 'Daily Groove' offering inspiring and practical insights via an email message from Monday-Friday. There are some interesting articles written from the perspective of a holistic and leading-edge parenting approach.
Aware Parenting - founded by psychologist Aletha Solter, the Aware Parenting Institute questions traditional assumptions about child raising and advocates a compassionate and cooperative approach to nurturing relationships. There are two certified Aware Parenting instructors based in the UK.
Hand in Hand Parenting - an attachment parenting style approach to nurturing close parent/child connections. This organisation offers resources, training and support for parents of young children as well as care professionals.
What About the Children? - an interesting UK charity established to raise awareness of the emotional needs of children under the age of three years old. They host annual national conferences attended by many attachment advocates and publish research summaries by their external Scientific Advisory Board.
Families For Conscious Living - an excellent site offering diverse, innovative and thought-provoking articles and blogs covering all aspects of natural parenting and child behaviour as well as culture, sustainability and wellbeing.
Alfie Kohn - author of Unconditional Parenting, Alfie Kohn's site offers a truly excellent range of articles and blog entries addressing some of the most topical elements of human behaviour, parenting and education.
Naomi Aldort - author of the book Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves, Naomi Aldort's attachment parenting approach is available across a diverse range of topics via a free newsletter, forum, articles, q&a, phone guidance, dvds and much more.
Aha Parenting - US website of relationship-based psychologist Dr Laura Markham. Her useful ages and stages guide identifies age-appropriate development and behaviour and there is a blog, newsletter, audio downloads and 'ask the doctor' page covering all sorts of child-related topics from birth to eighteen.
Elizabeth Pantley - well known for her hugely popular series of books advocating gentle, respectful approaches to sleep, napping, potty training, separation anxiety and picky eating.
Our Emotional Health - Australian author of Parenting for a Peaceful World, Robin Grille's site is rather information-light but includes an emotional intelligence questionnaire, details of his publications and a few articles.
Natural Parenting Centre - US site for progressive and conscious parenting styles that includes elimination communication, nvc, gentle discipline, attachment and more.
Parenting Science - founded by a biological anthropologist, this site provides scientific research and resources for parenting topics that include crying, sleep, behaviour, attachment, emotions, education and much more. A great site for parents and professionals.
Dr Dan Siegel - author of Parenting from the Inside Out, Dr Dan Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry and proponent of interpersonal neurobiology (how we behave/communicate shapes our brain). He works with children and has an interest in attachment theory.
Parental Intelligence Newsletter - this site compiled by Australian Bob invites you to explore the psychology of happy and successful parenting outside the mainstream. The site features links to excellent articles, many of which support an AP approach while others include varied information on home education.
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