Chapter 11

Connection: The “Super-Protective” Factor

1. Attachment Parenting International, “What Is Attachment Parenting?”

2. Christine Kearney, “A Parent’s Nurturing Results in Larger Hippocampus in Children,” Medical News Today, January 31, 2012, http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/240992.php.

3. Attachment Parenting International, “What Is Attachment Parenting?”

4. Melinda Smith, Joanna Saisan, and Jeanne Segal, “Attachment and Reactive Attachment Disorders: Warning Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Hope for Children with Insecure Attachment,” Helpguide.org, last updated January 2013, http://www.helpguide.org/mental/parenting_bonding_reactive_attachment_disorder.htm.

5. Gabor Maté, “Wooing the Child,” in Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It (New York: Plume/Penguin Putnam, 1999).

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