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API Membership is free of charge and connects a community dedicated to nurturing our children.
Receive access to API's Journal of Attachment Parenting, as well as other API resources, at no charge.
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You will be redirected to the link to the Journal of Attachment Parenting. You may also use the password provided in your confirmation email to access issues of API's magazine Attached Family.
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API Membership Benefits:
► The Attached Family magazine electronic subscription, including an immediate issue of the latest The Attached Family magazine.
► TheAttachedFamily.com access, companion to the magazine, updated weekly with new articles on the API Principles and children of all ages. You don't have to remember to visit the site as you'll automatically receive Parenting This Week.
► Parenting This Week e-newsletter, published periodically, brings you the latest TheAttachedFamily.com articles and API Speaks blog posts, as well as current Forum discussions.
► API Links e-newsletter, published monthly, provides an overview of recent and timely news related to AP. This is your source for what is going on. API Links will also bring periodic special announcements of conferences, greetings, polls, and other events.
► Connection to a local API Support Group (where present)
► Parent Compass e-newsletter, published six times a year, gives a personal message from the API Co-founders.
► AP Month celebration events and AP Month annual auction information each October.
► NEW! Journal of Attachment Parenting scientific review, reviews the year’s AP-related research. It is geared toward the research community, academic institutions, and professionals.
API Forum, where you can meet like-minded parents online, to find support for yourself and your family. Visit http://www.attachmentparenting.org/forums/ to register, or just browse topics.
► Cost? None. API Membership is free of charge. Just sign up for all the great benefits and help spread the word. If you want to want to give back, you can name your own price by making a donation or becoming an AP Advocate.
A summary of these benefits with direct links will be sent with your membership confirmation.
Welcome to API!
It's important to API that information about fostering secure attachment, trust, empathy, affection, and healthy development reach as many parents as possible, so API membership is free of charge. We believe this information is priceless. It does not come without a cost, however, so we do welcome contributions to help us continue and further API's mission. Please consider sharing this information, reporting to us your efforts, making a donation or raising funds for API, becoming a volunteer, and becoming an API Leader.
Like to become more involved and support API even more? We invite you to become an AP Advocate and support a local support group with a financial donation of $35 or more. You will receive more information on how to become an AP Advocate after you join API.
API reserves the right to change any of the benefits of its free membership program.