American children spend four to seven minutes a day playing outdoors—that is 90 percent less time than their parents did. Little exposure to nature affects the physical, emotional and mental aspects of child development. What is at stake, how to bring Nature back into all of our lives, and specifically, How to Raise a Wild Child – that’s our topic in this hour of An Organic Conversation.
Listen to This Podcast Episode on the Importance of Nature for Child Development
“Children and Nature: A Crucial Connection”
“If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence, we could rise up rooted, like trees.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
Host Helge Hellberg in an organic conversation with Scott D. Sampson, Author of How to Raise a Wild Child, Vancouver, B.C.
Originally posted 2017-07-03 12:08:50.