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11 Reasons Winter Is The Perfect Season To Be A Kid

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1. Because of all the snow.

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Do kids like anything better than stepping into a freshly fallen pile of snow? Well, maybe making an excellent snowman. DREAM COME TRUE.

2. Because it's time to settle in to things.

The kids are comfortable at school by now, and it's wonderful to watch them tackle the challenges of their grade head-on.
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The kids are comfortable at school by now, and it's wonderful to watch them tackle the challenges of their grade head-on.

3. Because new friendships are solidifying.

It's awesome to see your kids make the leap from in-school buddies to regular at-home playdates.
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It's awesome to see your kids make the leap from in-school buddies to regular at-home playdates.

4. Because you get to cook delicious, warm things, and the kids love that the house always smells so cozy.

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Courtesy of Carrian at Oh, Sweet Basil / ohsweetbasil.com

It's a comforting place to come home to after school. For ultimate coziness on a cold winter night, try one pot chili macaroni, an easy garden skillet, mozzarella-stuffed turkey meatballs, or five-ingredient steak hash.

5. Because apple pie is the best thing on earth.

And this is the time to teach the kids to make it. You can find a delicious recipe here.
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And this is the time to teach the kids to make it. You can find a delicious recipe here.

6. Because it's the perfect time to be with family.

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Between winter break and plenty of snowed-in weekends, it's a great time to huddle together and enjoy each other's company.

7. Because the holidays are magical.

With the kids at home for break, there's so much time to eat and laugh and hang out wrapped in blankets!
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With the kids at home for break, there's so much time to eat and laugh and hang out wrapped in blankets!

8. Because there are new presents to play with.

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And the looks on your kids' faces when they opened them is still with you.

9. Because of winter trips.

Winter trips are unique — they contain a good mixture of sun, snow, and hot chocolate. Here are 50 winter activities for kids to keep them entertained for the entire trip.
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Winter trips are unique — they contain a good mixture of sun, snow, and hot chocolate. Here are 50 winter activities for kids to keep them entertained for the entire trip.

10. Because of caramel apples.

Spend a winter day making them at home, and the kids will be ecstatic. The mixture of caramel and apple is the perfect winter treat.
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Spend a winter day making them at home, and the kids will be ecstatic. The mixture of caramel and apple is the perfect winter treat.

11. And because there's no joy like staying at home with the ones you love.

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Embrace it while you can.