Winter bathing

Many pediatricians feel that bathing 2-3X week is enough for an infant’s first year. More frequent baths may dry out the skin during winter. source

Dressing tot

Dress older babies & young kids in one more layer of clothing than an adult would wear in the same conditions. source

Drink pleanty of water

In colder seasons you still need to drink plenty because you don’t sweat as much. Staying hydrated is important at any age. source

Wiping noses in the cold

Toddlers don’t care if noses run & left unwiped, this can lead to freezing, chappy patches on face. Have a handkerchief ready to wipe. source

Playing outside in the cold

Kids can usually play outside comfortably when it’s 30°F & higher -just layer their clothing & make sure they wear hats and mittens. source

dressing for a car ride

Unless outdoors for more than a few mins, consider leaving coat home. Instead, keep a fleece blanket in the car and tuck it around tot. source

Be prepared

When stocking up on winter supplies keep an emergency stock of diapers and toddler friendly snacks, drinks and food. source

Make a snow man

One of the easiest ways to exercise the outdoors is building a snowman. It is physical exercise, helps with perception source

Sun screen in winter

When playing out In the snow put sun screen on child’s face, if it is sunny, the snow will amplify the sun’s rays. source

Quick diaper changing

Set the stage for the quickest change possible. Choose two-piece snowsuits to make diaper changes easier. source

dressing for sleep

If your child’s neck feels warm and clammy at night, she is probably too warm and you might want to try dressing her in one less layer source

Cold weather tip.

Keep your child well protected from the cold, and stay outside for short periods of time.

Outdoor fun tip.

Make sure your child’s gloves and shoes stay dry. If either becomes wet, change into a dry pair.

Signs of frostbite

Signs of frostbite are a whitening and waxy look to exposed skin.

Go indoors immediately, cover your child’s exposed skin with a warm blanket, and call your doctor immediately.

Chapped lip tip

Flavored lip balms are too tasty for kids not to lick; they can actually make chapped lips worse! And the flavoring may cause contact dermatitis — a red, dry, itchy reaction around the mouth.
From: Today’s Parent