Kids and dirt. It’s a classic combo that has fallen out of favor, like peaches and cream. (Something I’ve never actually eaten — have you?) But when kids don’t get enough dirt and all its microbes into their system, the system is too clean for comfort. It needs a dose of dirt to boost the immune system.
Over at Let Grow we’ve got a piece that explains all this, so click here to read it — maybe while you send the kids out with a shovel. (Just keep their friends 6 feet away.)