Some attachment parents practice a natural family living (NFL) lifestyle. Personally, I don’t feel less natural than parents who choose to nurse well into the toddler years, home birth, and co-sleeping, to name just a few of the NFL trademarks.

I am no Dr. Sears, but I am a mom. And I can tell you that there are some benefits of non-attachment parenting: no interrupted sleep, no one tugging at my breast, and best of all, no guilt! Here’s my take on some of the tenets of Attachment Parenting.