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I am a wife and mother that is passionate about sharing content that helps us each live a beautiful and virtuous life. As an etiquette instructor, I love to seek out the beautiful things that surround us. You can often find me making a meal with my husband, building LEGOs with my son, and reading a good book - all in a beautiful dress! Thank you for being a part of this community, I am so happy you are here!

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I love being cozy inside our home, but I also love being out and about! Mike always teases me by asking where I am bringing Peter each day. Finding that balance of indoor and outdoor activities with Peter this winter has been a goal of mine. Not only do I want to show him the beauty of the world, but I also love how refreshed I feel after getting out of the house. I want to protect him during flu season and from the harsh cold, yet I also know the importance of getting out and being active with him!

I came up with a list of baby-friendly family outings for the winter months. Peter will be eight months old next week and loves to be out of his stroller whenever we are out, so I made sure to include some activities where he is able to crawl around and explore! Even something as simple as visiting our neighborhood’s park for a few minutes on a mild winter day feels amazing to do! I would love to hear what your favorite family winter activities are!

Twelve Baby-Friendly Family Winter Outing Ideas

  1. Visit a Science Museum.
  2. Attend story-time at your local library.
  3. Go to a zoo on a mild winter day.
  4. Take a quick, brisk outdoor walk at your neighborhood’s park.
  5. Visit an art museum.
  6. Attend a baby music class.
  7. Take a swim lesson together at an indoor pool.
  8. Go treasure hunting at a vintage shop or estate sale.
  9. Go out just for dessert, tea, or coffee.
  10. Bring a friend coffee and a homemade meal.
  11. Visit your local nursery, greenhouse, or botanical garden.
  12. Go to an indoor driving range (visit before without baby to be sure it is safe!).

– C

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