Wordless Wednesday: Attachment Care While You’re Away

This week we asked: Who else is attached to your child?

(Read more about providing consistent and loving care on our resource page, and enjoy this week’s articles on the theme.)

Al babywearing
Husband Al babywearing their daughter, who didn’t really feel “attached” to their daughter or vice versa until he started AP-ing along with Mom.

Read more at Mom on Duty.

gma with Phoenix
From Molly: “My mother-in-law wears our children, Phoenix (pictured above) and Lotus (pictured below).”

gma with Lotus
“The first time she babysat Lotus, Lotus dragged her Ergo to her grandmother when she was ready for a nap – how sweet is that? Lotus has spent the night with her a few times and they always share a bed, just like she does with us at home.”

Molly blogs at What Molly Thinks.


From Jennifer: “First is my brother, my boys’ Uncle Christopher. He frequently spends time with them just because, and is always good about engaging them. On this occasion we were on vacation, and L1 was missing his daddy and mommy just wasn’t cutting it. Uncle Christopher volunteered to lay down with him and follow Daddy’s bedtime routine.”


“Second is my cousin Kaelyn. We live states apart, but when we do see each other, she is always ready to lend a hand and make my boys feel special. This was her wearing L1 at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles.”

Jennifer blogs at True Confessions of a Real Mommy.


From Charise: “Grandma and Grandpa will be staying with Baby for a night this weekend while we go to a wedding. Baby is very fortunate to have 6 loving grandparents who are overjoyed to drive in from other states to care for him.”

Charise blogs at I Thought I Knew Mama.

Tell us: What does consistent and loving care look like in your family?

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