Attachment is important, crucial really. Without sound attachment your child will face all sorts of challenges, now and as an adult. But there's some confusion over the terms. Attachment parenting, a philosophy espoused by Dr. William Sears, has its critics, but attachment theory is the foundation and the science is solid. Here's our take on it.

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It's summer and the boys are outside. Is it okay if they play with toy guns? What if they turn their hands into pistols and shoot? We talk to the experts.