AP Month

Each year the AP Month team asks a graphic designer to render a logo and banner design to illustrate our theme.  Alice Stevens rendered our design this year to help us celebrate Nurturing Peace for World Harmony. Alice is a freelance Graphic Designer from Christchurch New Zealand with a background in visual communication focused on […]

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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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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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API Cherishes Parents

October 25, 2014

API works to turn the parenting puzzle around. We believe in parents.  We believe that every parent deserves free access to complete information about parenting and childhood.  It need not be overwhelming, just complete and accurate.  And leave the blame behind. Moreover, we believe that information is not enough.  Information oozes from every device and drowns us these […]

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Who helps your flourish?

October 23, 2014

You know you can’t do everything on your own. But, did you know that having the right friends and support system can help you flourish. “A friend is a second self.” ― Aristotle Our real friends are an extension of ourselves, and without them we cannot flourish. Even if it is only one or two […]

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Unraveling Stress

October 19, 2014

We know so much about the harm of stress – what it does to us as well as our relationship with our children and others around us.  But what do we know about it’s unraveling?  How do we actually go about unraveling it? Maybe your list includes taking in a cup of warm tea when […]

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