There are many dangers and you should know what to look for before you attempt to cross any ice covered waters/lakes. And you should also know what safety steps to take to be as secure as you can. I will provide you with a survival guide in crossing frozen lakes that you must remember this winter. More on the subject at http://killersurvivalskills.com/survival-guide-ice-crossing/
What you and your kids should wear during the winter. Winter survival tips given to you from a Norwegian Survivalist. Go to http://killersurvivalskills.com/winter-survival-tips-layers/ for the whole article!
Building a Winter Emergency Survival Kit. Make sure you are prepared for any winter storm that might come your way by always having heat, food, and light. Great tips in this post on what you should include in your emergency kit.