• Rona Renner,
    Rona Renner, "Is that Me Yelling?"
  • Managing the Anxiety of Parenting Teens
    Managing the Anxiety of Parenting Teens
  • How To Be A Good Parent On A Budget
    How To Be A Good Parent On A Budget
  • The View From The Bay - Discussing men's and women's communication
    The View From The Bay - Discussing men's and women's communication
  • AVG - The Digital Playground
    AVG - The Digital Playground
  • AVG Digital Diaries Episode 2: Digital Birth
    AVG Digital Diaries Episode 2: Digital Birth
  • AVG Digital Diaries Episode 3: Internet Safety for Six to Nine-Year-Olds
    AVG Digital Diaries Episode 3: Internet Safety for Six to Nine-Year-Olds
  • Shelly Rivoli with Rona Renner on The View from the Bay
    Shelly Rivoli with Rona Renner on The View from the Bay
  • Blossoming Mom Series (PART ONE)
    Blossoming Mom Series (PART ONE)
  • Blossoming Mom Series (PART TWO)
    Blossoming Mom Series (PART TWO)
  • Blossoming Moms Series (PART THREE)
    Blossoming Moms Series (PART THREE)
  • Blossoming Moms Series (PART FOUR)
    Blossoming Moms Series (PART FOUR)

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Nurturing Creative Play

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Childhood is often thought of as synonymous with a time for imagination and play. Make-believe in early childhood has been linked to the development of creativity, critical thinking and even emotional regulation. Play is used in children’s therapy for dealing with childhood issues as far reaching as stress, changing schools, and even death of a loved one. Yet, in an increasingly technological and commercialized era of toys, TV and pre-packaged dress-up, are we squelching imagination? Guests: Susan Linn, author of The Case for Make-Believe: Saving Play in a Commercialized World and Jennifer Adcock, a Kindergarten teacher at Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley, CA.

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2007 Appearances

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November 1, 2007 – Kids and Discipline: Tips that Really Work

September 14, 2007 – Stop Bickering With Your Spouse

August 7, 2007 – Tackling Tough Topics With Your Child

July 18, 2007 – Help Your Child Start Kindergarten

June 22, 2007 – How Not to Yell at Your Kids

June 13, 2007 – How Much Freedom Should You Give Your Teen

April 17, 2007 – Talking To Your Children About Tragic Events

April 13, 2007 – Understanding Your Children’s Temperament

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