Ice Cream in Winter? There’s Snow Time Like the Present

Imagine Learning mug filled with snowDid you ever make snow ice cream as a kid?


Well, there’s no time like the present—at least here in the Rockies, where it’s slated to snow all Christmas week.

Those dealing with more moderate weather can stop reading now and grab a bowl of ‘ordinary’ vanilla ice cream.

But if you want an extraordinary frozen treat, grab a bowl and get your coat. One serving of magical vanilla snow ice cream is coming right up! Read more »


8 winter traditions from around the world

Most of us are familiar with wintry traditions—slipping and sliding down icy slopes, burning our tongues with cocoa that’s 30 degrees too hot, and opening gifts from a fat, bearded guy in a red suit who somehow thinks that a skinny chimney is the best way to make a grand entrance. But did you know that there are other important events that happen during this time of year? Listed below are eight different traditions from around the world that all help make the season a little merrier: Read more »


10 tips to keep kids learning over the winter break

You don’t have to be an ivy-league-educated, Ph.D.-holding professor to help kids stay sharp over the holiday break. By using any of the following 10 tips (a “few of our favorite things”), parents can ensure that their kids can learn a thing or two—even while away from school! Read more »