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 […]
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 […]
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?
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 […]
It’s true. The cat’s out of the bag. And – bonus – for free. SHHHH! Don’t you tell a soul – keep it to yourself! API’s Eight Principles of Parenting are really a neat little package of information that contain a significant chunk of the expert knowledge about child flourishing. And you can read it […]
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 […]