Since becoming a mother two years ago, I have been haunted by the notion of attachment parenting. Its basic tenetsbreastfeeding into toddlerhood, co-sleeping, and generally staying glommed onto your child at every possible momentinitially struck me as blissful, if wildly ambitious. No mother wants to think she isnt doing enough for her kid, which is how I inevitably felt when I anguished over weaning my first child at a year old or letting him cry at night.
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