Barbara Nicholson & Lysa Parker
Book Review by Tracy Farnsworth
One thing that I immediately noticed with Attached at the Heart is the writing style. This isn't a parenting guide that is written to sound more like a textbook than helpful guide, it's personable and engaging, even when numerous sources are given.
The book is divided into eight principles:
Charting a New CoursePrepare Yourself for Birth, Pregnancy, and ParentingFeed With Love and RespectResponding With SensitivityUsing Nuturing TouchEnsure Safe SleepProvide Consistent, Loving CarePractice Positive DisciplineStrive for Balance in Your Personal and Family Life Personally, I never saw the need for a parenting book. I went with instincts, and that suited me just fine. For many parents, I think intuition goes much farther than taking the advice of a stranger. However, I do have friends who would definitely benefit because parenting didn't come easy to them, so it's almos…