9 DIY Winter Crafts

Some days it’s a little too chilly to play outside, but there are so many fun eco-crafts your kids can create while keeping warm indoors. Upcycled snow globes: Grab a variety of kitchen containers, such as jars, salt shakers, or syrup jars, to create upcycled snow globes in three easy steps. You’ll also need a hot glue gun, a blender, …

Celebrating the Winter Solstice

Christie Haskell’s 7-year-old son will be decorating a tree, lighting candles, and singing about snow this holiday season—but not for the same reasons most other kids will. The Haskell family doesn’t celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa. Instead, they celebrate Yule. And though the term “Yule” is often used as a synonym for “Christmas” or a generic winter holiday, it has …