Anyone who read this book? Children and Nature: Psychological, Sociocultural, and Evolutionary Investigations Sounds promising, but no review yet. The author has some nice essays over here (more)
Haven't read this one but I might give it a go. If you are interested in child-rearing in any way then you really should check out The Continuum Concept by Jean Liedloff. It was my 'bible' when my kids were small (they're 18 and 16 now and seem... (more)
There's a bit of a tendency for some of us to romanticize an ancestral notion of "nature" as a sort of harmony, where man flourished in his pure form. This monologue by director Werner Herzog, on "the obscenity of the jungle," reminds us that... (more)
I was recently asked for evidence beyond blogs or opinion pieces on the problems with omega 3/6 ratios and how important they are. I have read that o3 isn't all that important and supplementing is unnecessary. I have searched Pubmed but nothing... (more)
Consider your working within the confines of about an acre. I grew up were we had one acre of manicured lawn and a few acres of woodland. We made trails, hung out, and generally just spent a lot of time in the woods. I've always found our... (more)
Outside = nature, fresh air, enhanced mood, sun (vitamin D3), God's creation, wind, breeze, etc... Inside = house pollens, house toxins, dust, no sun, limited movement, etc... There could be positives and negatives in each, but I'm stating the... (more)
I think it comes down to how and where you live rather than indoor or outdoor. If you live outside next to a stagnant pond you might not do as well as indoors in a house built on a mountaintop.
From http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/health/15really.html?_r=1&src=me&ref=health : Apparently 20% of modern babies experience 'colic' "When crying lasts for longer than about three hours a day and is not caused by a medical problem",... (more)
Last year I stumbled upon this building: From this homepage: http://www.simondale.net/house/index.htm That was before I found out about Paleo - but it is a kind of paleo dream for me to live in a house that is part of the surounding... (more)
I know adrenal fatigue is a controversial topic as to whether it even exists, but I would like to temporarily suspend disbelief on that for this question. We could just be a family of hardcore night owls, but whenever I see a list of the... (more)
Do any of you have any personal anecdotes, or from your children of Nature Deficit Disorder? Any positive changes by being outdoors more often? Any negative changes by moving, ... There is a great website for children called the Children and... (more)
I feel that being out in nature is highly important for physical & mental health, for myself being out in nature is as big a part of paleo/primal lifestyle as the diet itself What do you all do to make sure your getting your dose of fresh... (more)
I was for few days in lapland for an interview, its been a long time when i last time hiked there. It always comes like hit to a head. Man isnt the air clean there. And i live in a quite small finnish town which is very clean atleast compared to... (more)
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?