Tips on Life and Love

The Dish on Dirt

Dirt has a bad rep. It can be gross. It can create a mess in your home. Some people believe too much exposure can lead to getting sick. Linda Åkeson McGurk, author of THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS BAD WEATHER, is here to set the record straight.




There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather

by Linda Åkeson McGurk

In a society where nothing is considered really clean unless it’s been doused with chlorine, and hand sanitizer is hailed as the greatest thing since sliced bread, researchers now believe that keeping our kids’ environment sterile may not be so good after all. These ideas can help bring back some beneficial microbes into your child’s life:

Let your kids be active (and dirty) by taking them on a hike.