Our own Sandy Blackard has spoken to the wonderful families at South Austin API a number of times about her award-winning book SAY WHAT YOU SEE. As attachment parents, their commitment to connection is clear. Sandy brings the message that emotional connection depends on much more than proximity. Over the babble and cry of their toddlers and infants, she shows them how – often with a child in her arms.
What do you do when you are driving and your toddler’s toy falls out of reach in the back seat? (See interview Part I)
What do you do when you need to change your baby’s diaper and your five-year old wants you to play a game, gets upset, starts pulling diapers from the diaper bag and throws them around? (See interview Part II)