Should you kick your child out of the house?

I just read this article in the Metro West Daily News. Maybe I like it because it speaks about something I believe in. It tells that sending our kids outside without a plan is good for their health. I think this is a great idea. For younger children it could be a trip to the local park without a plan or toys to direct their activities. Going into the yard without a plan might cause them to play in the leaves, draw items with a stick, or play in the sand.

I am not a fan of over scheduling my kids.

What are your your thoughts on this article?

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Drawing in the Sun
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Playing in the Leaves