AP Month begins on October 1 and our celebration of “Nurturing Peace for World Harmony” will last for 31 days.
Tomorrow, API joins the global celebration of U.N. International Day of Peace. un.org/peaceday. Learn more. We could not be more thrilled at this synchronized timing, so join in with the UN, then come on back over to celebrate some more with us here at AP Month!

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2016 AP Month Graphic Artist Spotlight

August 18, 2016

Our new, 2016 AP Month banner is up! Each year the AP Month team searches for a great design that helps illustrate our theme.  Alice Stevens rendered our AP Month design to help us celebrate the 2016 AP Month theme Nurturing Peace for World Harmony.  Isn’t it peaceful? Thank you Alice! Alice is a freelance Graphic Designer […]

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2016 AP Month Theme: Nurturing Peace for World Harmony

May 18, 2016

Testing, testing……..(is this thing on????) Welcome AP Month – backstage!  We’re preparing for 2016 AP Month and focusing on the ways that parents can Nurture Peace for World Harmony. How do we thrive  – and help our children thrive – in such negative and violent times? Relentlessly blaring headlines are enough to drive us into hiding, but that’s […]

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2015 Photo Event

July 10, 2015

Our most popular AP Month activity is back! Celebrating our theme of Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society this year, we’re asking to see your photos!! . Guidelines to submit your photos for consideration: Send your photos to to  APMcontests@gmail.com Email subject should read “2015 APM photo event” Include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and […]

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May you feel cherished on this last day of AP Month

October 31, 2014

Just as children are absolutely dependent on their parents for sustenance, so in all hut the most primitive communities, are parents, especially their mothers, dependent on a greater society for economic provision. If a community values its children it must cherish their parents. Bowlby, J. (1951). Maternal care and mental health. World Health Organization Monograph(Serial No. 2). It […]

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Friends are cherished

October 28, 2014

Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams. – Henry David Thoreau It’s so clear that you have to cherish everyone. I think that’s what I get from these older black women, that every soul is to be cherished, that every flower Is to bloom. – Alice Walker   Just […]

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Teachers help you flourish

October 27, 2014

The best teachers are those who keep students motivated, challenged and flourishing. ~ John Kline   Are you being the best teacher you can be for your children?

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