Walk to talk with your children: Professor Meredith Gattis

Going for a walk with your children may be one of the best ways of getting them to talk with you. This article from the National Geographic features a contribution from Professor Meredith Gattis FSLW.

Regardless of where you’re talking to your child, good conversations begin with strong connections. “There’s decades of research showing that having sensitive, timely, responsive interactions with your child will benefit your child’s development,” says cognitive psychologist Merideth Gattis, a professor at Cardiff University in Wales who coauthored the 2018 study. “And parents need to employ a sort of Goldilocks strategy—not too much, not too little, but just right.”


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