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Category Archives: Winter Fun

Start teaching your toddler to ski now… indoors

We had our youngest on skis and on the bunny slope this past March, at the age of 15 months. But I would be kidding you if I said it … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Starting them young… getting your child into snowsports

We enrolled our three year old, Soren, in his first ski lesson last year. We’ve actually had our son on the slopes since he was 19 months old, however this … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 6 Comments

Save Money by buying snow gear now for next winter

Calling all gear hounds. Just because winter is over it doesn’t mean you can’t still shop for it. Now is the perfect time to buy your MittenKidz their next winter’s … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Things we love…

It’s March and still very much winter in some parts of our state, while closing in on spring in others. Here’s a little “Things We Love” for MittenKidz parents that’s … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Using ‘style points’ to get kids to slow down…

Got a little one who is all speed, no turns on the ski hills? Hard to watch as a parent, isn’t it? Here’s how one father solved the problem. Just … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

The hula hoop

My skills at the hula hoop have always been nil. I would watch in envy as friends, obviously more flexible than me, orbited the hoop around their midriff for what … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

No crying over spilled… apple juice

This is probably one of the biggest tips I can give for wintertime fun in Michigan. Seriously, this is huge: when your MittenKidz are inside warming up from the cold … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Get out and play on World Snow Day!

Sunday January 22 is World Snow Day — a day when everyone across the globe is encouraged to get out and play in the snow. As Michiganders, winter is a … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Free entry to National Parks this weekend

If you are within travel distance to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, entry fees are waived this weekend as part of the National Park Service’s Free Entrance Days. Grab … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · Leave a comment
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