Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast
#43: Attachment Parenting Explained
with Diane Goyette and Gabrielle Holt
There’s a lively conversation on social media about attachment parenting and sometimes it feels like just one more thing to get right, or you might not be providing the best for your baby.
- How does this parenting trend line up with attachment theory?
- How can parents support their baby’s emotional development?
- Is parent attachment affected when they spend all day in child care or with a sitter?
In this episode, Diane Goyette and Gabrielle Holt explain how both infants and parents contribute to secure, attached relationships. They explain how you can foster secure attachment by providing a supportive environment through connection, compassion and calming.
About our guests
Diane Goyette is the owner of Early Childhood Specialties, where she supports teaching professionals through keynotes and conference speaking, training, and children’s books and toys. With more than 30 years of experience in early childhood education, her number one goal is to help adults and children connect and thrive!
Gabrielle Holt is the birth-through-3 Coordinator at the Montessori Country Day School in Houston, Texas. She brings her perspective and 10 years of experience to tackle these everyday parenting questions and concerns.
The research behind this conversation:
Learn the 15 benefits of secure attachment: The Secret to a Happy Baby (it’s you!)
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