Have you seen the real estate market lately? It’s an awful time to buy, but a great time to sell! We had zero intentions of selling our home. It was our first and forever home together. That is, until...
A friend told me about a poem she recalls from her birth class. The gist of this poem is that your child takes his first steps away from you on the day he was born. My only child, a...
My personal struggles with ADHD came to the forefront when I became a stay-at-home mom before my 2nd child was born. There are five ways ADHD makes me a "bad" mom, but through reflection and practice, I've learned to...
It’s no secret I love my home state of Vermont and, as most of you know, I also love coffee. I have two little kids, so you really can’t underestimate my passion for coffee. Combining these two loves isn’t...
Please talk to your medical provider before beginning any exercise program. First of all, congratulations on your new bundle of joy!!!! I’m so happy you are considering exercising after having a baby, but really...don’t rush! Not because I’m trying to be...
I recently heard about ADHD task bracelets and I was instantly intrigued. What even is an ADHD task bracelet? Basically, it's just a bracelet that helps remind you of all the things that you need to do throughout the day....
My son was born on September 11, 2003: the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, on the Pentagon, and on the airplane that nosedived into a field in rural Pennsylvania. The events of September 11,...
I am the mom of an incredible, funny, and charming four-year-old who is autistic and legally blind. I also work for Inclusive Arts Vermont, a non-profit focused on making our state more accessible for people with disabilities. A significant...
Much of my family’s past year was spent inside our home, away from family, friends, and most other sources of socialization. We were lucky to be able to stay home safely during this time, adjusting our schedules to work...
I have been in the fashion and beauty business since 1977. During that time, I have developed many opinions about stylish living. People have often suggested that I write a book, but I don’t think I am patient enough...
I bought an ice cream maker this summer and it is awesome! I honestly didn't know much about ice cream makers, but everyone in my family loves ice cream. I have heard good things about making your own ice cream,...
Hello, summer! It's not over yet! What are your summer goals for our remaining days of warmth? If you’re a parent, summer usually involves camp drops offs, childcare dilemmas, and hopefully squeezing in some family fun in the sun....
Who said camping with kids is fun? Honestly, I have never been a huge fan of camping but when it was just me and my husband, I could put on a brave face and actually have fun. But once you...
I am one thousand percent team #FreeBritney. I have to admit, however, that something about the movement doesn’t sit right with me. If you’re not up on the news, the queen of 2000s pop, Britney Spears, is currently in a...

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