On Wednesday, as the country prepared to watch the historic inauguration of Joseph R. Biden and Kamala Harris, an older gentleman quietly took his seat at the event. He was dressed in his “errands puffer” and handmade mittens from...
When I decided to write this post, I wasn't sure whether to call this popular winter activity 'sledding' or 'sliding.' I usually call it 'sliding,' but a quick internet search confirmed that both terms were acceptable. So I did...
Still need a gift? Check out these 50+ Vermont gifts that are available today along with Vermont Mom's Shop Local Favorites 2020 Gift Guide. We could all use a little cheer, right? How about we spread some around too! Our...
Winter is coming. Or, given the snowflakes falling outside my window and the below-freezing temps as I write this, it’s already here. If you’re new to Vermont and looking for some ideas of what kinds of winter gear you'll...
I’ll preface this post by saying I’m brand new to figuring out how to survive my husband’s hunting season scene. We have owned our beautiful property for almost six years, and this is my husband’s first year hunting on it....
I might be biased, but there is a lot to love about Vermont from our tight-knit communities, to the glorious snow-capped mountains, to the maple syrup... just to name a few. Vermont is a beautiful place to live, especially if...
Spring forward, fall back. Daylight Saving Time ends soon, and we will turn the clocks back in favor of brighter mornings, early darkness, and an extra hour, once a year. The day we “fall back” reminds me of a day decades...
Autumn is a magical time of year in Vermont. The weather may be cooler, but there are so many outdoor autumn activities that your whole family will love. The colorful leaves make a wonderful backdrop for pictures. Grab your sweaters...
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Fishing with Kids in Vermont

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In Vermont, fishing with kids is both a pastime and a tradition. At one point, it seemed like every family did it.  These days, teaching kids to fish isn’t as standard as it once was. For that reason, I want...
I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but there are kind of a lot of breweries in Vermont. And they’re good. Really good. World-class even. Who knew! As of May 2019, there were 56 operating Vermont breweries or brewpubs. In 2011, 2012,...
Backyard camping is an easy way to bring some fun to your summer when everything else has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While backyard camping is fun, it is also safe and inexpensive. There's no travel involved and...
I’m currently experiencing every emotion under the sun. Even so, I feel calm that Vermont schools will be closed for in-person learning. I’m guessing you have been on the same emotional roller coaster in the past few weeks. Anxiety, stress,...
BurlingtonVT Moms Blog wants to send out a huge thank you to Angela Filion for writing this and allowing us to share it with all of you.  More posts that may help you navigate these unpredictable times: Give Yourself Permission to...
Vermont families may not be able to attend some of our favorite Easter egg hunts and family dinners, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun this Easter! Luckily, with the help from our local communities, we...

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Parenting, COVID, and the Death of Live Entertainment

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