What better way to embrace the winter season than by sailing down a hill with your favorite friends! Freshly fallen snow, sunshine and a free weekend brought about a day of play and a healthy change in perspective.
How often do we get caught up in the daily grind and forget to embrace such moments? Not only did we have fun inner tube sledding for the first time, the girls opened a multitude of doors that resulted in discussions about where does snow come from?, why does it snow?, what’s lake effect snow?, does everyone get snow?, and so on!
How is it that often the simplest activities lead to some of the biggest opportunities for understanding the world around us? I encourage you to bundle up your little ones and embark on a discovery of the winter landscape outside your door. For those fortunate enough to be able to “feel” the change in seasons, take full advantage! The world is an open playground just waiting for you to explore!
To keep with tradition on a cold winter day, cozy up with a cup of hot cocoa and a couple of good reads! Here’s a couple of suggested titles to get you started