Tag: COVID-19

You Have to Rescue Yourself. There Is No One Else

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Oh, last summer was rough, really rough. It was our second summer in Vermont. We moved here from Alabama during the height of the...

Paxlovid: The Miracle Medicine That Helped Me Beat Covid

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Please note: Brianna's experience and the medical care she received are not medical guidelines and are intended for informational and anecdotal purposes only. Please...

COVID Info Families Need: Masks, Tests, and Where to Get Answers

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In January 2020, we didn't anticipate that COVID-19 would be impacting us for years. Yet here we are, starting 2022 with several COVID vaccines,...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, which Vaccine Is Best of All?...

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Please note: Vermont Mom Contributing Writer, Mario Trabulsy, MD is a board-certified emergency physician with over 27 years of experience. She is also a...

When Should I Throw Away My Mask? Plus Great Mask Tips...

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Some clothing items are optional but for now, in the age of COVID, a mask is a must! So, now that I am used...

Afraid of the COVID-19 Vaccine? Let a Doctor Answer Your Questions!

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Please note: Vermont Mom Contributing Writer, Mario Trabulsy, MD is a board-certified emergency physician with over 27 years of experience. She is also a...

I Don’t Care if My Leggings Offend You: In Defense of...

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Not long ago, a fellow Vermont Mom writer shared a piece of writing about the importance of “looking your best” even now, during Covid....

My Favorite Last-Minute Vermont Gifts for Grown-Ups of all Ages

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This holiday season is proving to be as strange as the rest of 2020, but one thing is still true: I’ll always need last-minute...

Finding New Thanksgiving Traditions in COVID Times

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Thanksgiving traditions are on the cutting board this month as I redefine my expectations for the holiday, 2020-style. Just like everything else this year,...

COVID Morbidity and Mortality: Following Death VS. Sickness

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“Why are we closing things down, when the mortality rate is only 1%? “ “Lots of people die from the flu- what's the big...

Pandemic Confessions from the VT Moms You Know and Love

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I think we can agree that our new coronavirus-inspired lifestyle has been less than fun and has likely been filled with many ups and...

I’m a Disorganized Mess Now, Thanks to the Covid-19 Pandemic!

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Disorganized was simply not in my vocabulary. I never imagined I could ever be a disorganized mess. I’m not saying I didn’t have piles, but...

How COVID-19 Helped Me Get Along Better with My Quaranteens

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I've had a few realizations that helped me get along better with my teens during COVID-19. When the world came to a pause in March,...

Let’s Get Real: I am Not Cut Out to Be a...

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As I write this, we have been in a state of emergency for 185 days. I know that because it started the day my...