"If you have any regular interaction with children, then please read this book. Allow it to be your guide to another way of doing things, where nature is used as a wholesome tool to entertain, teach, calm, and delight children." ... See MoreSee Less
Nature walks are a fun way for young children to explore and get acquainted with nature at their own pace. If you haven’t done so already, I really recommend taking the kids out for a winter nature walk. The beauty of doing these walks all year round is that you get to experience all the …
Hey friends in the Chicago/Michiana area! I will be talking about friluftsliv, my book and why we need to get kids back OUTSIDE at Elkhart Public Library on February 1. Come see me!😀 ... See MoreSee Less
Author Visit: Linda McGurk
February 1, 2018, 6:30pm - February 1, 2018, 7:00pm
Linda Akeson McGurk, author of “There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather” and the blog “Rain or Shine Mamma” comes to the Elkhart Public Library Downtown Branch to sign books and share her view on Scandinavian parenting; getting children to play outdoors in all kinds of weather and freely. McGurk advocates for the Scandinavian ideas of “hygge” and “friluftsliv” philosophies based in comfort, personal well-being and enjoying nature.
"The idea of a nature cure isn’t new. Groups like Outward Bound have been bringing veterans on expeditions for years, and we all know the psychological benefits of a simple walk in the woods. But Bare wanted to take things a step further." ... See MoreSee Less