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recommended reading:

information for parents on the benefits of nature in your child’s development

National Wildlife Federation report on childhood exposure to dirt

National Wildlife Federation report on the benefits of nature to the whole child

-There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather, A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids by Linda Akeson McGurk

-Your Brain on Nature, The Science of Nature’s Influence on Your Health, Happiness, and Vitality by Eva M. Selhub, M.D. and Alan C. Logan, N.D.

NY Times article on babies and dirt exposure
-Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, Richard Louv

-Barefoot and Balanced, Angela J. Hanscom Book about the necessity of outdoor free play for optimal physical and mental development