Mid-February. The least wonderful time of the year. Anything remotely novel and romantic about winter has become stale and overdone. Fires in the fireplace? Done it. Hot cocoa? Drunk it. Snow? It’s all just dirty slush. The wind whips tears from eyes and everyone is on their umpteenth cold of the season. I just want to open my windows and let the germs fly out but it’s too freaking cold!
I find myself staring longingly at my backyard, wishing for a day when I can just walk out the door and give the kids room to run. I daydream about afternoons at the pool and long walks in a nearby park. But until February releases it’s grip on us, we’re stuck inside.In order to get through it without going totally stir crazy, I try to get off the couch and be creative.
Here are my tips for weathering the last weeks of winter with kids:
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