Read Aimee Blanchette’s Star Tribune article titled “Child’s play gets complicated with the modern play date.” Marti is one of the contributors, talking about the exaggerated fear and exaggerated threat parents feel about sending their children off to play with other children on their own.   To read the entire article, click here.

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Sexual violence is a frightening topic, never more so than when it involves children. Many times discussions of prevention stop at efforts to get potential perpetrators off the street. But experts know prevention also must target the unhealthy images that touch our children from early ages, undermining their ability to learn what healthy, respectful relationships…

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Marti and Erin chat with Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder and founding chair of the Children & Nature Network, about the disturbing drop in outdoor time among children today compared with previous generations.  With an eye toward turning that trend around, Richard, Marti and Erin…

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