Winter Milestone’s with Babies ‘R’ Us & Great New Deals! {Plus Babies ‘R’ Us Prize Pack Giveaway!}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of P&G, and Babies “R” Us. All opinions are 100% mine.

We have had such a fun winter! We celebrated Christmas, and my kids were able to play in the snow for the first time. We also had a few more “first” milestones this winter. We took the whole family to ride the Polar Express and a few weeks ago we had just a Mommy, Daddy date with Hayden to the Ice Castles.

Hayden and Halli loved riding the Polar Express to the North Pole and meeting Santa. They rode the train in their pj’s, and met real elves that rode with us the whole way. We had hot cocoa and cookies, we saw reindeer, and then met the big guy himself!

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Santa met with each child on the bus and gave them a special bell just like the one from the book. It was so magical. Hayden absolutely loved it and quickly told Santa exactly what he wanted, but Halli was a little unsure. She only liked him from far away and when he wasn’t looking in her direction.

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The Ice Castles with Hayden was also so much fun…and freeeeezing! Ice Castles are amazing structures that are made of ice and lights. They tower above you and are so fun to squeeze, crawl, and even slide through.

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They light up and play along with the music that is going on in the castle. Hayden had a blast! There was even an ice throne for him to sit on and he loved sliding down the ice slides over and over again.

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There were tunnels and secret passages to squeeze through. Visiting the Ice Castle will definitely be a family tradition we do year after year. It was such a fun date to have with my little man.

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Babies ‘R’ Us wants you to share your picture-worthy milestones that your baby has been achieving this winter! Shared some photos of your baby’s first birthday, first snow, etc. on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag ‪#‎BRUMilestones‬.

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It feels like Winter is already winding down here, and Spring time will be here before you know it. Milestone’s seem to pass so quickly and my babies are growing up way too fast. I’m so glad I have so many fun pictures of them at their milestones so I can remember those moments forever.

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About Megan

Megan loves being a stay at home mom to a busy boy Hayden (8) and sweet girl Halli (4). She has been happily married to her ridiculously good looking husband for 9 years. She also enjoys blogging, trying new recipes to cook or bake, girls nights, fashion, and reading. You can also find her on twitter and instagram @megan.hamilton28



Comments

  1. harolde says:

    Ours is when they started school

  2. Mariann Jess says:

    My favorite winter milestone was when my little boy started to make his very own snowman 🙂

  3. Starla B says:

    What a great package. I would have to say when they get independent and stop needing you as much, that is such a milestone and such a heart breaker, lol!

  4. Eileen Richter says:

    I am NOT a winter person so not a ton of outdoor stuff with my kids. But we had gone sledding at our nearby school and I had a BLAST with the kids one snowy night. We have a great picture of us, which is rare. (i usually take all the photos). The winter pics I therefore do treasure a lot!

  5. Adrienne gordon says:

    First sled ride down a big hill.

  6. Margaret Smith says:

    Playing in the snow.

  7. April says:

    Taking my twins sledding!

  8. Mel says:

    Our first milestone was our first family vacation to the Wisconsin Dells! My oldest son, Anthony (5yo) tried skiing for the first time, and my youngest, Wyatt (2yo), went tubing for the first time. We had so much fun, even though we were freeeeeezing!!! 🙂

  9. HS says:

    My favorite winter milestone of my children is the first ski trip they enjoyed.

  10. nickie says:

    My son seeing snow for the first time..priceless

  11. vickie couturier says:

    my grandaughter was potty trained,,they live in the south so dont get much snow for outdoor activities

  12. McKim says:

    I liked the first time I took my grandson sledding.

  13. Janet W. says:

    My favorite winter milestone with my grandsons was taking them to Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park in GA for the first time!

  14. Kristen says:

    Putting on boots and jumping in rain puddles!

  15. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    My favorite is the first smile

  16. Rachel Travis says:

    Ice skating!!! What a huge milestone 🙂

  17. Cynthia C says:

    I loved seeing my babies’ first smiles.

  18. Heather in VA says:

    Loved our first winter in Germany. The snow was gorgeous, the Christmas markets were incredible, and it just really felt like Christmas. I have lovely photos of my daughter in this winter wonderland.

  19. courtney b says:

    I love when my son took his first steps!!

    So special! thank you!

  20. Jessica Beard says:

    I love making the first snow angel with my little loves.

  21. Tricia Galbraith says:

    Building their own snowman!

  22. Kim H says:

    I loved when they spoke their first words

  23. michelle k. says:

    Going Ice Skating is my favorite

  24. Thomas Murphy says:

    My favorite is the first time my son make a snowman.

  25. Richard Hicks says:

    Fav winter milestone was when he went sledding for the first time

  26. Natalie says:

    My favorite winter milestone was when my daughter first learned to downhill ski.

  27. Jackie says:

    Building the first snowman!

  28. Nancy says:

    I liked the first sentences as a milestone.

  29. shelly peterson says:

    This winter was the first time my grandson help build a snow man, it was a small one since we haven’t had much snow but he had fun.

  30. Linda Madden says:

    Taking my son on his first sled ride.

  31. Melissa M says:

    I like the 1st giggle and smiles.

  32. Rochel S says:

    Love when they can appreciate the snow and play in it!

  33. Brittney House says:

    My niece went sledding for the first time this winter.

  34. Trisha Burgess says:

    Mine is the first time seeing Christmas lights!!

  35. Colleen Maurina says:

    This winter, my little grandson sat up by himself for the first time!

  36. Melissa says:

    I love watching them try to walk in the snow for the first time.

  37. shirley says:

    My favorite winter milestone of the kids was their first snowball fights.

  38. Monique Rizzo says:

    Teaching them how to Ski.

  39. Shemp DeYoung (@ShempGames) says:

    The first snowman is pretty memorable.

  40. Vicki Wurgler says:

    I remember their first steps

  41. Gloria Walshver says:

    When they got out of wearing diapers that was a big milestone for me .

  42. Laura says:

    I am currently pregnant with my first child, due May 1st. So we haven’t experienced any milestones yet, but I am so excited to!

  43. jennifer says:

    My kids saw snow for the first time this winter and we had a BLAST!

  44. Ellie Wright says:

    It doesn’t snow often in North Texas so I always remember the first time my kids got to play in it and build a little snowman.

  45. Sharon Kaminski says:

    Our kids winter milestone this winter is their first time on snowshoes.

  46. LH says:

    When she first smiled!

  47. james doyle says:

    pictures with santa 😉

  48. Jessica Farley says:

    Mine is going to see the zoo lights.

  49. Cheryll Shubert says:

    This winter was the first time my little guy saw snow! His face was priceless!! He was in awe!! It was just adorable!!!

  50. My 6 month old has just started doing her version of crawling. Love it!

  51. Julie Matek says:

    My favorite winter milestone with my daughter was building her first snowman; )

  52. Sara M says:

    3 of my kids were born in February & every single one of them started walking at 10 months old, right around Christmas time. it is an amazing coincidence that we cant get over!

  53. Tiffany S says:

    When they first started walking.

  54. sandra says:

    when they first play in snow

  55. TallulahJane says:

    The biggest milestones for both of my kids were walking at 9 months old…that’s when the trouble started…

  56. Devon F says:

    My favorite winter milestone was my daughter eating table food instead of purees

  57. Carol says:

    My favorite winter milestone was when my grandson lost his first tooth.

  58. Cynthia R says:

    My favorite winter milestone was that first picture with St Claus!

  59. Mary Rutter says:

    I like the Festival of Lights In Niagara Falls

  60. David Balkin says:

    She was just an infant at her first Christmas, so this last year was the first Christmas we really got to see her enjoy herself. Awesome!

  61. Mary Calabrese says:

    Celebrating Christmas is my favorite winter milestone.

  62. Christina Foley says:

    We don’t have much of a winter to have a favorite milestone… so I guess I will say two years ago we went away for Christmas, we went to the mountains and my kids got to see snow for the first time ever (my oldest was 10) – made snowmen, had a snowball fight, went tubing, made snow angels – those have always been my favorite.

  63. Melissa Shirley says:

    We have learned to roll over this winter!!! So exciting and fun to watch.

  64. clarissa says:

    when they first enjoy being in the snow and playing

  65. Linda G. says:

    My favorite winter milestone is building that first fort and snowman!!

  66. Marilyn Nawara says:

    They learned how to ice skate this winter.

  67. K. Finn says:

    I don’t know yet, but this would be great for our family’s arrival.

  68. FRANK says:

    Playing in the snow.

  69. Melissa Thomson says:

    Being able to play in the snow

  70. BeckyM says:

    Going sledding for the first time!

  71. darby says:

    I will know next winter once my little guy is older!

  72. stephanie macdonald says:

    walking!!! they grow too fast

  73. Lauren says:

    My daughter’s first laugh, which occurred in winter!

  74. nannypanpan says:

    I like their first steps

  75. Tara Liebing says:

    My favorite winter milestone is when we went sledding for the first time.

  76. Stacey b says:

    Seeing them play in the snow for the first time!

  77. Leela says:

    Baby smiles.

  78. Amy Orvin says:

    First snowman

  79. Jessica says:

    My daughter got to play in snow for the first time this year (she was too little last year). She loves it so much and it is sooo adorable!

  80. Kelly D says:

    My favorite winter milestone was their first sled ride.

  81. JLin says:

    making sonw angel

  82. Deanna says:

    My favorite winter milestone of my kids is the first time they played in snow. We live in East Texas where snow is rare so it was definitely a treat! :O

  83. Lupita m says:

    My favorite is the first smile 🙂

  84. Karen F says:

    Taking a weekend getaway to a place where there can play in the snow (where we live, it rarely ever snows).

  85. Amanda Alvarado says:

    My favorite milestone was watching dd learn to walk – she did it over winter!

  86. Sara Mudgett says:

    My favorite winter milestone was my baby’s first Christmas! I even had a cute little outfit for her.

  87. Aaron says:

    Sledding down the hill.

  88. pam says:

    making snow angels.

  89. Michelle S says:

    When my little one started to walk, it was amazing.

  90. April says:

    Seeing real grass! We’re in the desert and it’s dead most of the year until the winter rains come.

  91. Vero M says:

    We finally were able to introduce our baby with her first snow!

  92. shelly says:

    My fave was when my daughter saw snow for the first time.

  93. Sara says:

    My favorite milestone was when my son first learned to give a kiss.

  94. M Clarkson says:

    First time visiting santa

  95. Melanie Montgomery says:

    HIs first Christmas was this year!

  96. Daisy says:

    Playing in the snow

  97. We don’t get much snow, but when we do we love playing outside for hours. It’s a mliestone for them since it rarely happens!

  98. Mariaelena says:

    My little girl loved playing in the snow for the first time.

  99. Winter milestone? I just loved the first time we did Christmas stuff with the baby … seeing her in her beautiful black, white and red Christmas dress 🙂

  100. steve weber says:

    When they form the first sentence.

  101. claire says:

    My son’s first experience of snow was actually pretty hilarious. He wasn’t impressed, but he didn’t get upset. He just sort of… judged the snow 😀

  102. amy stonger says:

    My favorite winter milestone is their first snow storm and being able to play in the snow. it doesn’t happen every year here in the south so i am still waiting on this for my daughter.

  103. breanna pollard says:

    when my niece said her first words!

  104. Katherine says:

    making their first snow angel

  105. Jennifer Tilson says:

    I loved the first snowstorm that my son experienced.

  106. Vickie Schlicher says:

    seeing the snow

  107. The kids building their first snow fort and my son ice skating on his own! 🙂

  108. Tiffany Schmidt says:

    The first snow angels were always fun!

  109. Jennifer Rote says:

    My favorite winter milestone was building the first snowman,

  110. AD46241 says:

    The first walk of my daughter was the first milestone and trust me it was such a cute moment.

  111. Rebecca Parsons says:

    My favorite milestone is the first smile when they are babies but love the first words they speak also.

  112. Joellen says:

    My favorite winter milestone was seeing my baby stand for the first time.

  113. Birdiebee says:

    My favorite winter milestone is taking the kids for the first time for a ride on a sled.

  114. The first time we got to build snow men together. We had such a blast

  115. Cheryl golden says:

    First time playing in the snow with my LO 🙂

  116. thalia h says:

    our favorite winter milestone has to be the first time our daughter saw and felt snow. she looked the same way i mustve looked the first time i got to be around snow the look on her face was priceless and once she realised that it was REALLY cold

  117. Kat H says:

    Our favorite milestone was when my daughter really saw snow. She is an Alaska babya nd didn’t remember from last winter, but this winter the snow has confused her, but also made her giggle.

  118. Laura J says:

    Oh I would have to say building that first snowman!!!

  119. Tami b says:

    that first snowman we build together

  120. Angela Saver says:

    My favorite is building a snowman with my little ones for the first time! They were so, so excited!

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  121. Loretta says:

    First sled ride down a big hill.

  122. Dawn Monroe says:

    My oldest granddaughter stayed up until midnight to celebrate New Years this year. She had a ball.

  123. amy rouse says:

    when they learned to ski for the first time

  124. Natalie Brown says:

    My favorite milestone for my grandson this Winter was when he turned two in December. So much fun!!

  125. Julie L says:

    The first fun winter milestone was sledding together! So excited!

  126. Rosanne says:

    My favorite milestone was seeing them try to walk in their snowsuits

  127. kyl neusch says:

    first steps

  128. Angie says:

    My favorite was winter milestone was the first time we went sledding. so fun!

  129. Lisa Walker says:

    My favorite winter milestone is when my daughter played in the snow for the first time.

  130. Ann B. says:

    I remember how excited they were to make their first snow angels…and it was snow angels from there on in!

  131. Stephanie Grant says:

    My favorite winter milestone from my son is going out making snowmen for the first time and the first time he was out when it was snowing. He had that look in his eyes like it was something magical..he laughed and had a blast!

  132. Joann F says:

    When they built their first snowman!

  133. karyn k says:

    Our winter has been pretty bad this year and we finally went tubing what fun 🙂

  134. Sara Wood says:

    The first time my son saw snow…snow man!!!

  135. Stephanie Phelps says:

    My favorite winter milestone is learning to put on his own coat!

  136. The first snow each winter is always the best milestone!

  137. Heather Johnson says:

    The first pictures with Santa

  138. Diana B says:

    My favorite winter milestone is when they start trying to put their hats and mittens on by themselves.

  139. polly says:

    My grandson loved his first experience in snow. We live in Northern California so we have to drive about 3 hours to the snow…well worth it!

  140. Building a snowman while singing “do you want to build a snowman?:”

  141. James Robert says:

    I think their first snowfall they saw and was able to go out and check it out was my favorite

  142. brittany says:

    ours was seeing the snow fall for first time 🙂

  143. Sarah L says:

    No kids, but my favorite was when my niece took her first step.
    Thanks for the contest.

  144. joe gersch says:

    my favorite is sledding the first time with my daughter

  145. Lori Walker says:

    Our first snowman last year!

  146. kaylin Bruce says:

    Building a huge snow fort with my boys! Then drinking Hot Cocoa together afterwards.

  147. Heather Dawn says:

    I love when they touch snow for the first time!

  148. Anita k says:

    We get to spend more time together,since we are inside more.thanks

  149. Dawn Keenan says:

    Oh, for sure, going out in the snow to play is so much fun with the little one!

  150. Julie says:

    My favorite winter first is going sledding with the kiddos. It so much fun and so exciting to watch their faces light up with delight! Julie smartsavvymama@gmail.com

  151. Francine Anchondo says:

    their first snowman.

  152. Christie says:

    When my baby first saw the snow! she was in awe.

  153. Sarah Hayes says:

    my favorite is the first snow ball fight we just had

  154. christine j says:

    we love to go see the lights and have hot chocolate.

  155. Robin says:

    Our first ride on a sled down a hill.

  156. Carol Godfrey says:

    I loved it when they saw snow for the first time!

  157. Tanya White says:

    The first time my daughter walked in snow she acted like it was quick sand, she keep walking very slow.

  158. tina reynolds says:

    I love those first steps so cute

  159. Terry Cross says:

    First steps are my favorite

  160. jodi Armstrong says:

    This winter my 2yo started skiing and did her first outdoor rock climbing day

  161. Rebecca Orr says:

    Seeing those first real, non-gassy smiles! They are just so precious.

  162. Sonya says:

    The first time they saw snow!

  163. Lesley F says:

    It was the first time she was pushed on a sled

  164. Vicki says:

    Playing with my son in the snow ! he loved it !

  165. Vanessa Richard says:

    i loved watching my son learning to throw a snow ball he looked at me like can i

  166. Lisa V. says:

    Probably it would be us making snow angels together.

  167. Erica B. says:

    First snowman.

  168. Samantha says:

    The expression on their faces when they first see snow! It’s amazing how they want to taste it and catch it on their tongues right away!

  169. Jean D. says:

    My dolly pie just got her first tooth. Yippeeeee!

    Thanks for a great giveaway.

  170. Stephanie Larison says:

    Well, since it was so recent…my fave so far is my 6 month old saying “mama” the exact day she turned 6 months. My oldest daughter said “dada” first, 😛 So I get this one!

  171. Mary Happymommy says:

    Seeing snow or the first time.

  172. Susan Smith says:

    Going sledding for the first time

  173. Michelle H. says:

    I think my favorite milestone is how excited they got to see their first snowfall.

  174. Laurie Emerson says:

    My favorite winter milestone was my son walking in the snow. We went up to Northern MS where they had snow. It was the first time he had ever seen it and I loved how he would walk one step and then just sit and laugh as he played in the snow.

  175. Breanne says:

    My favorite milestone is first snowman.

  176. Christina says:

    The first time my kids saw snow was magical. They weren’t quite sure what to think of it. It didn’t take long for them to be playing in it though!

  177. Melissa says:

    i loved to see them play in the snow making snow angels. so cute!

  178. Joy Q says:

    I would say it has to be the first time I took them sledding.

  179. Karen Drake says:

    My son’s biggest milestone was learning how to walk.

  180. Shawn says:

    It would have to be ice skating.

  181. Danielle Wood says:

    Sledding with my nephew for the first time this winter

  182. Candace says:

    My son seeing snow for the first time. So exciting!!!

  183. Taylor Barrow says:

    I have not been able to experience those moments yet cause I am a first time expecting mom. But can’t wait till I can.

  184. amy deeter says:

    them building their very first snowman in the winter !

  185. amanda whitley says:

    my favorite milestone is the first laugh. it is just so cute!

  186. Trisha McKee says:

    Definitely making snowmen!

  187. Vikki Billings says:

    It would have to be the first time sledding….its so much fun to watch their expressions.

  188. Jennifer Spears says:

    Playing outside as an entire family .

  189. Sand says:

    Right now, he is learning how to walk and talk so it’s a very exciting time!

  190. Carolyn Daley says:

    My favorite milestone was watching him walk for the first time. There have been no “winter” related milestones because we live in South Florida and we do not have snow. We cannot build snowmen, make snow angels, go sledding, or ice skating over a pond. We can build a sandman at the beach! =)

  191. Rosey says:

    The little one in our family learned how to say full sentences this winter. One of my most favorite milestones yet!

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