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*Eight Principles of Attachment Parenting


Stacey Kinder Plasch
Aileen Larson
Lauren Wooster

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Welcome the Twin Cities chapter of Attachment Parenting! There is some information here, but the main website to our community and all our activities is our Facebook group

Our mission is to educate and support all parents in raising secure, joyful, and empathetic children in order to strengthen families and create a more compassionate world. We promote parenting practices that create strong, healthy emotional bonds between children and their parents. Children can take those bonds with them into their adult lives and share them with their children. Their children can do the same, and a life cycle of compassion and connection is created.

The 8 Principles of Attachment Parenting

1. Prepare for Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting
2. Feed with Love and Respect
3. Respond with Sensitivity
4. Use Nurturing Touch
5. Engage in Nighttime Parenting
6. Provide Consistent and Loving Care
7. Practice Positive Discipline
8. Strive for Balance in Personal and Family Life
Mom's Night Out:

Mom's Nights Out are held once a month. Please join the Facebook group or contact the leaders for more information.

We love meeting new mamas, pregnant mamas, and new members to our group. Babes-in-arms are always welcome.

Please contact a leader to RSVP or with questions. Hope to see you there!


We have two active playgroups as listed below. Please check the Facebook group or contact the leaders for the most current playgroup information.

Tuesday Playgroup: Tuesdays from aprox 1-4 pm. Summer location: W 7th Community Center, nicknamed "Turf Park" (265 Oneida St St Paul, MN 55102). Winter location: rotation at various houses, usually in the south metero, south St Paul, or in those surrounding suburbs.

Thursday Playgroup: Thursdays aprox 9:30 am to 12 pm. Summer location: various parks, usually in the N/NE Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs. Winter location: Community Grounds Coffee Shop (560 40th Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421) OR Springbrook Nature Center (100 85th Ave NW Fridley, MN 55432). Definite location will be posted in the Facebook group by the Wednesday before.


Our Goal

The goal of Twin Cities Attachment Parenting is to provide a supportive environment for parents interested in and/or practicing the elements of Attachment Parenting. Support groups provide a means of learning attachment parenting, a place to share ideas and ongoing child rearing concerns, and a safe haven where parents can communicate openly about their choices. We are open to all families interested in AP.

phone: 612-220-0096

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