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Comfort Objects and Attachment Parenting Features

Alice Allan, Central Asia Photo: Alexander Simantiri-Coates   Cloth mothers Where do comfort objects fit into attachment parenting? My favorite childhood toy, or to coin the great British psychologist D.W. Winnicott’s phrase, my “transitional object,” was a puffin (actually he still is). He was given to me when I was two and quickly usurped a boss-eyed white bear to which I had previously been attached....

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