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Don’t Let Winter Blues Keep Your Kids Down!

Jenny Wise has written another important post. Winter blues can be hard on parents and kids.  Please consider Jenny’s good ideas.

Don’t Let Winter Blues Keep Your Kids Down! Entertain Them with These Fun & Educational Activities

Most people are not fond of winter, but kids especially hate it. Once Christmas is a thing of the past, all they have to look forward to is test preparations at school and short, cold days devoid of outdoor playtime. Some children develop Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) when stuck indoors during the winter.

Kids need to play outdoors. All that fresh air, sunshine, and exercise helps improve their memory and boosts their brain power. Kids that play outside also have less behavioral problems. Plus, sunlight is an important source of vitamin D, an essential nutrient that supports mineral absorption for bone and muscle growth while also helping support a positive mood.

One way to combat the winter blues is to ensure your children are practicing healthy habits in other aspects of their lives: Continue reading