Tag: COVID-19

Quarantine Birthday – It’s so much More Fun and Less Pressure!

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My son's tenth birthday was in April of 2020, right in the midst of all the Stay Home, Stay Safe regulations due to coronavirus. At...

My Family Is Home Together with Nowhere Else to Be

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Except for two standard-length maternity leaves, I have worked outside the home throughout my motherhood tenure. In the wake of school closures in mid-March...

Vehicle Maintenance when Your Car Isn’t Being Used

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As a mom of 3 kids, I always try to stay ahead of potential problems. With my educational and career background as an automotive...

A Cranky Mom Shouts her Dissatisfaction into the Digital Void

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Everything is making me cranky today. My husband. My children. The stranger at the grocery store who stood too close to me. My colleagues and...

An Emergency Physician Shares how to Embrace Fear During a Pandemic

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As a 5-year-old child, I had a terrible experience lasting several hours, during which I remember thinking that I should just let the people...

Immune Boost: At-Home Care to Improve Your Immunity 

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Your immune system is your body's security system and sometimes needs an immune boost. The immune system deters foreign invaders like bacteria, parasites, and other...

No, I’m Not Being Productive While I’m Stuck at Home

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I'm sick of people posting on social media about how we should all be productive and get so much stuff done while we're all...

Distance Learning for Preschoolers: What Does My Child Really Need?

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With the current shutdown of schools, including preschools, in Vermont for the remainder of the year, I’ve seen many parents say, “I know what to do...

I Gave Birth During a Global Pandemic: Birth in the Time...

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There are many things you can’t foresee when creating a birth plan, but there are two words I never thought I would have to...

It’s OK! A Message from Allen Brook School Principal Angela Filion

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BurlingtonVT Moms Blog wants to send out a huge thank you to Angela Filion for writing this and allowing us to share it with...

Know that You’re Living in the Good Old Days

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This beautiful and poignant guest post required equally gorgeous photos. Thank you to our contributing writers for being the heart of this blog and...

To Fight COVID-19, We Have to Change Our Strategy

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To fight COVID-19, we have to change our strategy. When my husband first started reading the news about the novel coronavirus to me over our...

Preventive Health and First Aid in the Time of COVID-19

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I keep thinking about how our society is going through these super rapid changes due to the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. I don't...

Why We Need Social Distancing and Why Social Distancing Works

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My name is Matt Salter, and I’ve been a Physician Assistant since 2007. I live in a small, tight-knit town in Vermont. I participate...