Barbara Nicholson, M Ed, is co-founder and President of the Board of Directors of Attachment Parenting International.
She has a master's degree in Education, specializing in learning disabilities. She has volunteered for over 20 years with La Leche League International, an educational and support organization for breastfeeding mothers.
She is also trained as a facilitator in the Nurturing Parenting Program. Ms. Nicholson co-founded Attachment Parenting International in 1994.
Barbara speaks to various groups - including parent educators, psychology students, conference attendees, and juvenile probation officers - about parenting as a prevention model for societal violence.
She continues to work closely with API on fundraising and has served on the development committee for the Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW) Program at Vanderbilt University.
She is the mother of four grown sons and lives with her husband in Nashville, Tennessee.
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