"Children are born with a sense of wonder and an affinity for Nature. Properly cultivated, these values can mature into ecological literacy, and eventually into sustainable patterns of living. " Barlow
As I watch Mozart play in nature, making a secret "club house" in the woods here with international friends and chasing after butterflies, I am grateful that she is NOT like the average eight-to-18-year-old American who spends more than 53 hours a week "using entertainment media" nor will she ever have "nature deficit disorder".
How are you and your children spending more time in nature this summer? Do you promote daily outdoor free play for kids and parents?