March is one of my favorite months of the year because there’s still lots of snow to play in, I’m not quite tired of the snow yet, and it’s easy to stay outside for long periods of time thanks to the extra Spring daylight and warmer temperatures. Get outside in March for some fun day trips close to Calgary and plan some staycation fun the whole family will enjoy!
There is no better way to spend a winter’s day than swooshing down a sledding hill with your family. While sledding may be a fun rite of winter, it sends thousands of children and teens to emergency rooms every year. Injuries range from the serious, like head injuries, to the less serious, like cuts, bumps, and bruises. Check out the following tips to make your family’s next sledding adventure as safe as it is fun.
At least once a week I hear a parent comment on how their children never took to ice skating, didn’t find it fun, or showed no interest in learning how to skate. Meanwhile... I love ice skating and think it’s a great family sport! While there are plenty of other winter sports to choose from, ice skating is affordable (my son will be using the same pair of ice skates for a second winter this year). Ice skating is often free to participate in once you purchase ice skates and helmets for yourself and the kids, and it’s great for developing your children’s gross motor skills and coordination.
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