Winter brings wonderful things: beautiful white snow, frost covered windows, warm fires in the fireplace & lots of time to spend indoors with your little ones. But let's face it, winter can also bring a bit of cabin fever too! We decided to shake the winter blues with these 5 tips.
Push back your curtains, pull aside your shades and let the sunshine come in. Sit near windows when you take a break in your day to read or watch your favorite TV show. Walk outside during the daylight hours to get your mail.
I decided to teach my four-year-old how to play Dominos & Memory. Like many kids, he enjoys the opportunity to learn something new! A simple activity can be enjoyable for both you & your kids mid-morning before you get ready for lunch.
Make this slow-cooker chili. Don't you love warming up in the winter with a hot bowl of chili? Try this flavorful recipe in your slow-cooker.
Mighty Fine Chili
Combine all of the above into a slow-cooker on LOW for 4-8 hours. Too long will dry the chili out.
If you don't want to send the kids outside to play in the snowy, cold weather, get moving inside. Play a game of "Red Light, Green Light", they get to stretch those little legs & follow basic instructions to stop & go. Win!
Schedule play dates, time for friends to come over and time to leave your house. Have a Sunshine Party, reminding your kiddos & friends of brighter days!
Cabin fever happens to us all! A few fun & new activities can help shake those winter blues while enjoying time with our little ones. We'd love to hear your favorite winter activities in the comments below.