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Want to Join Vermont Mom as a Contributing Writer?

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Are you curious about writing for Vermont Mom? Do you want to meet an amazing group of people? Being a Contributing Writer for Vermont...

Minimalism and Me: How this Mom of Two is Fighting Clutter

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Recently, we let some laundry pile up… okay, a lot of laundry. Like, four clean loads to fold and at least that many to wash....

Moms Reflect on Parenting: No One Told Me THIS About Motherhood

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I remember a conversation I had with someone before I. I said the entered the ranks of motherhood. I knew I'd be tired, I knew...

Bullet Journals and the Creative and (Mostly) Organized Mom

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Are you a list maker? Do you have lists of lists? Do you have sticky notes stuck all around? Half-used planners from years past?...

Beyond the Label: Helping Kids See the ‘Ability’ in ‘Disability’

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While running errands, my daughter and I often run into a young man at his place of employment who is friendly and seems to be well-liked...

Welcoming Our Second Baby to the Family

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I recently read a blog post about a mom who felt adding a second baby to her family was a breeze. Well, great... I...

Top Ten Ways to Use Coconut Oil

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If you've been in any moms group online you probably know that along with breast milk, coconut oil is often suggested as a cure-all...

Taming the Tiger Mom

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I keep making the same parenting mistake over and over I need desperately need to learn to stop. I need to teach myself to quit...

Our Bodies Are Not Meant For Childbirth

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Our bodies are meant for this. This innocent-sounding phrase is everywhere. You read it in novels. You hear the instructor in childbirth class repeat it...

Ditch the Nursing Cover While Breastfeeding!

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Ladies, can we all just agree on something? It’s time to ditch the nursing cover! You know the ones I’m talking about; they look like...

The Night Before the Very First Day of School

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After you fell asleep tonight, I peaked into your room. You lay with your arms spread wide across your bed, your body impossibly long...

7 Reasons Why Having A Step-Family Is Awesome

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Recently, I have had some serious conversations with friends of mine whose marriages are ending.  These women have so much guilt about what their...

Please Stop Body-Shaming My Baby Girl

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My baby girl is barely four months old, but she's already the size of a six month old. She weighs about eighteen pounds. At her last...

Taking Care of Mama

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Can I help? My 3 year old asks as she drags the mop (2 feet taller than her) across the floor, drowning the tile...