Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Review: There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids

There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids by Linda Åkeson McGurk
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book touches on an important aspect of early childhood development that many parents and educators in the digital age tend to neglect. Written in a part-memoir, part-research style, the anecdotal evidence cited by the author is often backed up by relevant studies and interviews with professionals in the field.

The book also provides a fascinating contrast in the regulatory framework for outdoor play between the Scandinavian countries and the US. The "land of the free" is not so free after all.

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