Six Tips for Getting the Whole Family Out the Door!

Kate Koch Sundquist

It’s easy to retreat into the coziness of the house as it gets colder and colder out, but getting outside year round can be the key to a healthier, happier winter.

My kids are like any kids, really. They have good days and they have bad days. They have days when I feel like the best mom in the world and days when I think they’d be better off raised by the feral cats next door. There are days when I think they actually were raised by the feral cats next door. And on those days, convincing them to do just about anything feels very similar to calling our cable company (ahem, Comcast).

Here at 365Outside, we play outside every day no matter the weather! It’s not always easy, so here we share our six top tips to get everyone out the door!



Six Tips for Getting the Whole Family Out the Door!


Kate is an adventurer, sailor, blogger, and mom, based in the Boston area. She holds a master's degree in education, captain's licenses in the US, the UK and Australia, and a school of life degree in toddler wrangling. Since starting the 365Outside Challenge ( on January 1, 2015, she and her family have spent time outside every day. Though the weather is sometimes a deterrent, the greatest challenge has been getting her kids in their snowsuits.