Ashley DiMercurio

Ashley was born and raised in Vermont and now lives in Colchester with her two children and husband. After getting married, she spent four years living outside DC to gain work and life experience, as well as perspective and a renewed love for her home state of Vermont. She is highly caffeinated and runs her own online reading tutoring business Your Reading Tutor and teaches ESOL online to students in China. She recently made the decision to homeschool and is loving the opportunity for a flexible learning environment for her kids. Her favorite things to do include making fairy houses with her kids, drinking coffee with her husband, and networking with other moms and entrepreneurs.

What Makes a Great Pediatrician?

Last week I took MJ into the pediatrician for his 3 year well visit.  After telling our doctor that we were expecting again, he said, “You know, I’d love to keep seeing the kids...

Bend So You Don’t Break

Last year, I sat in my classroom before morning bell and my thoughts were racing... I had just dropped off a very fussy kid at daycare, rushed to school, and was sifting through a pile...

You Want Me to Eat What?

You want me to eat what?? I'm sure my husband thought that exact question on several occasions over the last few years, but thankfully he had the good sense to keep it to himself.  When...

Don’t You Want Another One?

Don't you want another one? Sometime around MJ's first birthday people starting asking us this. At that time we weren't ready, we'd had a rough start with him, he wasn't sleeping through the night and...

I KNOW You’re Working Hard

Recently I sat talking with a friend about all the different things going on in my life and being really honest about how I was sort of feeling like a failure in most areas....

Rainbow Lunches!

Picture this.... You're in the kitchen making lunch for your kids and you set it in front of them and they are so excited they gobble it all up! A dream come true! That's how...

How I Do THIS Six Days a Week!!

What do I do? Workout!   It's that time of year when everyone is struggling to stick to their New Years Resolutions. I've been there! I've set and given up on many a health and...