Posts Tagged Outdoors
It’s no secret that kids today are spending much of their free time in front of screens. Whether it’s TV, Computer, or Gaming systems, it seems that parents have accepted or even welcomed these new ways to keep their kids busy for hours on end.
Recently, I read the book Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv. The book discusses a problem in modern society that Louv labels, Nature-Deficit Disorder. The term seems almost self-explanatory, but the book does a fine job of explaining why we should care about nature. When I had finished, I felt as if adults and children alike would greatly benefit from getting outdoors, immediately. Here’s why. Read the rest of this entry »