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The following parent educators promote attachment parenting, a philosophy of parenting based on creating strong bonds between parent and child. Parenting practices include co-family sleeping, breastfeeding, baby-wearing, home schooling,  age appropriate discipline, creating balance in work and family life, and more.

The Parenting Educators:

Attachment Parenting International

Fifteen years ago Barbara Nicholson and Lysa Parker started Attachment Parenting International (API), a grassroots organization, to challenge and change the way children were being raised in many cultures. Nicholson and Parker call this revolutionary parenting movement  “attachment parenting” that is growing in many parts of the world. The website promotes the role that attachment theory plays in the prevention of many societal ills and the core principles of parenting that are so vital to our future.


Mother’s Club Family Learning Center

980 N Fair Oaks Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103

Mothers Club is a place for families living in Pasadena and Altadena, California, where you and your infant and children up to age 5 can learn and grow together. You will meet people and talk about the challenges and adventures of being a parent, make friends and build lasting relationships with other parents in the community. You will learn social and parenting skills and be given the opportunity to advance your own education through our classes and workshops. At the same time your young children will find spacious classrooms, spacious play areas, many friends and caring, supportive teachers in our exceptional early childhood program. Services are offered free of charge. Services include English as a Second Language, Career and Educational Planning workshops, Parent Support Groups, Health and Nutrition Workshops and Personal Enrichment Activities, and more. Our  beautiful newly- remodeled building and play yard is in Northwest Pasadena on North Fair Oaks Avenue, next door to Jackie Robinson Center and across the street from the Arts Armory, just North of Orange Grove.

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