Hello, my name is Sarah and I am a YouTube addict. My YouTube addiction started after my husband and I decided to cut the cord on our cable TV subscription. Because of this, we no longer have access to...
Oh, fall, how I love you. Cooler weather, apple picking, beautiful leaves, and back-to-school time! Sure, I’ll miss the beach and the (sort of) lazy days, but I welcome the routine and rhythm of the school year. When I...
The lazy dog days of summer are winding down and if you are like me you're already thinking ahead to the next school year. Later summer bedtimes, loose routines and schedules, and running ourselves on fun everyday is what summer...
Rainy days have the ability to turn my children into the most stir-crazy beings I know. A rainy day during summer break takes the insanity to a whole new level. I had to come up with a plan and...
We are excited to be participating in the Booking Across the USA project as Vermont's representative blog! In an effort to showcase regional books, blogs in each state are highlighting a book unique to their culture/state. To get some ideas...
There are so many books out there for younger children that help to teach about emotions. Happy, angry, sad, and mad... we can begin to teach emotions to children as young as a few months old with a book...
Oh heyyyyyy! Where my newbie homeschoolers at? Can I get a “Heck yea!” for Covid homeschooling? Now I know I’m not homeschooling alone, based on a VTDigger article that stated that Vermont home study enrollments were at 1634 on July...
This is my fourth year celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) with my daughter. The realization of that is kind of crazy.  She was born in July. so we just made the first WBW which is held the first week in...
It’s been scientifically proven that reading to babies at early ages encourages cognitive and language development. It is never too soon to start reading to your babies. I’ll admit, when I was pregnant with my first child, there were times...
Many of us have heard that the process of finding and applying to college is difficult, for both the student and their family. I expected that. We also know that there’s so much that is, indeed, predictable - your high...
I am a bookworm. As soon as I could read, I discovered a rich fantasy that I never wanted to abandon. Books contain my favorite places, my best friends, and have been my faithful companions for my entire life. Sharing this love...
Full disclosure: I am the Interim Director of the Bixby Memorial Free Library in Vergennes, so it should be obvious that I am a big fan of the work public libraries do and of my library, in particular. And...
I was one of those kids with her nose always in a book.  I remember looking forward to high school because I heard older kids complaining about having to read a long list of books in their literature classes,...
Summer break is almost upon us. In our household, summers tend to be busy with lots of activities for my daughter. With all her activities, it is important for us to make time for summer reading. Because of our...

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Each September, when school starts again and subtle hints of fall creep into the air, I get the itch to start filling my weekends...