• Getting Dirty May Help Ward Off Anxiety

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    My sons like to dig holes. They generally go outside in the middle of the afternoon and commence work on the pit they've constructed in our backyard, which has become, at various times, a dinosaur swamp, Roman aqueducts, dams, and, well, an enormous hole. They also crawl around in the dirt looking for lizards, salamanders, frogs, and other forms of creepy-crawlies.
    I always knew getting dirty was good for them, but now I have one more reason to encourage it. The tendency towards anxiety runs in our family. And according to a study done at the University of Colorado-Boulder, a fatty acid...
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