Winter can be a season of great fun for children: building snowmen, sledding, zipping around on ice skates and more. Here’s how you can keep your children safe and feeling good while they play outdoors.
First, it’s hard to have fun when you don’t feel well. Fortunately, the Cleveland Clinic provides great tips on how to help keep your children healthy during winter months. Step one is to dispel a commonly held belief: that cold weather causes colds. In reality, most colds are caused by viruses, ones we are more commonly exposed to in the wintertime. Plus, colds are more easily spread when school is in session, as children spread the viruses to one another through droplets sneezed into the air and through hand contact.READ MORE