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111 UnPlugged Play and Creativity

by on September 14, 2012
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Today I’m talking to Bobbi Conner national child development and parenting journalist, author and parenting speaker for more than 20 years she produced and hosted the award-winning Parent’s Journal Public Radio Program. She’s also the author of  Unplugged Play. No Batteries. No Plugs. Pure Fun.



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What we learn in this podcast::

  • When did you realise you had a passion for unplugged play?
  • What led you to start the parents journal radio program?
  • When you look back on your early parenting years what would you like to tell your younger self?
  • What was it like raising your children and working outside the home – what types of things did you do to keep play going?
  • Why did you decide to speak out about electronic play and write the book unplugged play?
  • What would you recommend about setting limits on screen time and electronics?
  • What alternative suggestions to fill that electronic time?
  • How do you cultivate a child’s creativity
  • How would you encourage those that are trying these unplugged and creative ideas in a culture where it’s new or not the norm?


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