Where many of us cherish the warmth of being inside near a fireplace during the cold months with a frothy mug of hot cocoa, the truth is that being outside in well insulated layers and being active is not just fun, it's actually good for us all, including our little ones.

Unfortunately, viruses and bacteria love cozy, warm environments just like we do. And when winter weather comes around everyone congregrates in these areas and speeds up the spreading of these contagions. 

Check out this insightful article from The University of Pennsylvania for tips on being active during the cold months. 

And don't forget to embrace your local Snowman!