Monday thought of the week: ready to connect

A thought:

[My son] is so content just exploring, touching, listening, watching, feeling wind through his fingers. He’s utterly instinctive in his core routines of nature connection–as all my children have been since this age. In fact, I have yet to meet a baby who ISN’T totally ready to connect. It’s about our culture’s response to this… That’s what we have to make up for isn’t it?

Jon Young, nature mentor, in “Looking for Wet Weasels” on his blog, Nov. 14, 2009

Here’s a recent interview with Young discussing nature connection for children:

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