Developmental psychologist and researcher, Professor Marti Erickson, Co-Founder and Past Chair of the Children and Nature Network; and founder of Weekly Parenting Podcast ‘Mom Enough’, chats with host Tania Maloney about the growing body of research advocating for children’s reconnection with nature.  Professor Erickson explains how unstructured time outdoors helps children feel a sense of connection, competence and contribution, the 3 keys for growing into healthy, happy adults. She also shares insight into child/parent attachment and family connections, shared nature experiences, nurturing strong family bonds and the restorative effect of ‘getting the wild out’.

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Length: 57m : 48s