winter activities

  1. Family Fun

    Fun activities to overcome cabin fever

    We all know the wave of restlessness and irritability that overcomes both kids and adults during a brutal winter. Don't let your...
  2. Gardening

    6 Things to know for winter gardening

    Gardening doesn't have to be reserved for spring and summer. Winter gardening can be just as fun as harvesting a bounty during the...
  3. Crafts

    Arctic animal crafts for kids

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    As winter temps plunge to Arctic levels, it's the perfect time to think about Arctic animal crafts! From polar bears to whales,...
  4. Diet & Fitness

    Family fitness when it's freezing

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    The temperature is continuing to drop, and steering the kids away from the television and out into the cold is getting more...
  5. Family Activities

    10 Outdoor fitness activities for snow bunny moms

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    Don't let snow and cold weather keep you and your family indoors. Bundle up and head outdoors with the kids for a fun-filled workout.
  6. Activities for Kids

    8 Fun activities for snow day blues

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    Snow days don't have to serve as an opportunity to whine and watch episodes of Caillou on repeat. Round up the kids for these...
  7. Crafts

    Snowman crafts for kids

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    Snowmen are cute and cheerful winter decorations that will last the entire winter season, not just until Christmas. Check out these...
  8. Crafts

    DIY Holiday sew-man

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    Holiday crafts needn't be complicated to be fun. With just a basic blanket stitch, some colorful felt and a handful of simple...
  9. Travel

    A winter travel guide to Banff and Jasper

    Even though summertime is by far Alberta's most popular (and prosperous) time to visit, there's something magical, enchanting and...
  10. Travel

    5 Best winter festivals

    The holiday season can be stressful and overwhelming, especially if you're stuck doing all the work. Instead of stressing over the...
  11. Christmas

    9 Handmade crafts for winter holidays

    Winter can be dreary, especially when you're stuck indoors. Here are some family-friendly crafts that will get you through these...
  12. Parenting

    6 Simple snow day crafts

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    An unexpected snow day can leave kids bored and parents scrambling for activities. The next time the flurries start to fly, have the...
  13. Parenting

    10 Tips for shooting photos of kids in the snow

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    Take advantage of stunning snowy weather. We've got fun tips to help you take excellent photos of your kids in the snow.
  14. Family Activities

    The coolest sleds we've ever seen

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    Anyone else staring out their front window, hoping to see those first snowflakes of the season fall from the sky? Before the snow...
  15. Exercise & Fitness

    6 Fat-blasting winter activities

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    Say no to hibernation. Instead, bundle up and get outside to get moving. We're sharing six fat-blasting winter activities that will...
  16. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Are your kids ready for skiing?

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    The swish of skis and whoosh of a good run... skiing is a great winter activity for families. But are your kids ready for the slopes?
  17. Crafts

    Winter ice wreath craft for kids

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    Keeping kids entertained when it's cold outside is always a challenge for moms and dads. Make the most out of winter's frigid...
  18. Children's School & Education

    Winter nature study: Taking your homeschool outdoors

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    While most would not think of winter as a prime season to study nature, the winter months are the perfect time to kick off the best...
  19. Exercise & Fitness

    Sizzling fitness: The best workouts for winter

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    Don’t let those freezing temperatures get in the way of your workout routine this winter! There are plenty of exercises that can be...
  20. Family Travel

    5 Best outdoor ice skating rinks in the U.S.

    Ice skating is a perfect winter activity for date night or an afternoon with the kids. Outdoor ice skating is even better!