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Parenting Every Which Way Until Something Sticks

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There has been a lot of talk lately about Attachment Parenting. There was a lot of talk about it when my older son was born 8 years ago, too. I read Dr. Sears’ attachment parenting bible, “The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby From Birth to Age 2.” But I also read Penelope Leach’s “Your Baby And Child” plus “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” (or ... Read More »

Child Pornography Outshined By Attachment Parenting

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Bravo Time Magazine! You succeeded in causing an uproar about attachment parenting with your shocking cover of Jamie Lynne Grumet nursing her 3-year-old son, accompanied by your even more controversial headline, “Are You Mom Enough?”  Yes you definitely managed to grab the attention of every media outlet there is. However, while TV, radio, and Internet was blowing up over the Time Magazine article (more so, its cover), there was another ... Read More »

The Kid’s Alright…And It’s ‘TIME’ To Play Nice!

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I am not a psychologist… but I’m married to one. With all the hoopla over the TIME Magazine Cover (most of it having little to do with the actual content of the story – why don’t people read before they start pontificating), the Mommy Wars it’s kind of stirring, the controversy of the topic and the horror some people feel that a young, beautiful Mom (our ‘own’ Jamie Lynne) would ... Read More »

Time Magazine Cover w/ Jamie Lynne Grumet: MomsLA Bloggers React

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The Time Magazine cover with MomsLA contributor Jamie Lynn Grumet nursing her 3-year-old has caused quite a media firestorm. People have come out for and against attachment parenting, have questioned Jamie Lynn’s motivation for appearing in the piece, and have written in defense of their friend. Many of our MomsLA contributors have written about it on their personal blogs and also here. Here are links to their posts. Yvonne Condes ... Read More »

Attachment Parenting: How I Made It Work For Me

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I was only 25 years old when I had my first of three children. Looking back, that is an incredibly young age to be married and starting a family! Since I was a younger parent, I really depended on reading parenting books to aid in forming my parenting style. One of the very first books I purchased was the Dr. Sear’s Baby Book. The concepts of attachment parenting seemed foreign ... Read More »

Dear Time Magazine, Working Moms Can Attachment Parent Too

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So, local mama Jamie Lynne Grumet made the cover of TIME with her nursing child for an article on Attachment Parenting and a media frenzy has ensued. While many people are wasting their time judging Jamie and other mamas, I wanted to set the record straight on an idea that’s been dominating the blogosphere lately–the idea that Attachment Parenting is somehow oppressive for mothers or a luxury only stay-at-home moms ... Read More »

Blogger On the Cover of Time Magazine Nursing Her 3-Year-Old

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MomsLA Contributor Jamie Lynne Grumet is on the cover of Time Magazine this week nursing her 3-year-old son. It came out online this morning and Twitter, Facebook, and every major media outlet has since exploded with comments. The article is about parenting guru Dr. Bill Sears and his attachment parenting method, but the focus has been on the picture. Was it done for shock value? Is it appropriate? The headline ... Read More »