The decline of outdoor play

One of the things I loved the most when I was a child was playing outside. I grew up in a little village, and right behind my Dad’s house were several fields – two of which belonged to my Grandma. I spent hours playing down there, walking our dog, climbing trees, building dens… getting dirty and having fun. While my children don’t have fields right behind our house, we do spend a lot of time outside. Be it in the garden, on the playing fields near us or long walks to the river. I’d much rather them be outside exploring… View Post

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