Episode 138: Re-Run: Ginny Yurich – More Time Outside Helps our Kids Academically, Socially, Emotionally, and Physically

Ginny Yurich is the founder of 1,000 Hours Outside which is a movement to get us all outside more. Ginny, the mother of five herself has created an amazing community over on instagram where she educates on the importance of outside time and how powerful it is.

In this episode we talk about the importance of outside time and how free play helps our kids cognitively, physically, socially and emotionally.

If you love what you hear from Ginny- make sure you check out her brand new book that is available on pre-sale now!

What we talked about:

3:20- What 1,000 hours outside is

12:40- The importance of getting outside before noon

18:55- Being intentional to set aside time to get outside with your kids

23:05- Modeling healthy habits for our kids

25:40- The importance of free play

37:15- Getting outside in the winter

42:25- Finding activities outdoors for kids of all ages

47:40- Ginny’s activity book that she published

50:40- Last message to send to the audience

Book Suggestions:

How to Raise a Wild Child

Glow Kids

Balanced and Barefoot

1,000 Hours Outside Activity Book

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Ginny on Instagram

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