Tag: kids

Vermont Mom’s Favorite Vermont Gift Cards that Are Sure to Be...

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Gift-giving can be tough and overwhelming but Vermont Mom's series of posts about our favorite Vermont Made gifts have you covered! We've picked Vermont...

Making Up for the Mother Wound: A Letter to My Future...

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According to the articles I’ve read, the Mother Wound is a loss or lack of mothering that has an impact that can be passed...

Building Motivation: Developing My Kids’ Appreciation for Achievement

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If there is one quality I want my children to have, it is a sense of motivation. I want my kids to know the value...

Mothering in Puberty: Making the Transition to Parenting a Young Woman

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I am officially the mother of a young woman. She’s twelve, and we’ve been navigating the minefield of tweendom for a few years now....

I’d Rather Hang Out With My Husband and Kids. Sorry, Not...

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I’m going to have to pass on your Girl’s Night; I’d rather hang out with my husband and kids. Sorry, not sorry. I feel so...

Sex After Kids Doesn’t Have to Hurt

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Having kids changes everything. It changes every aspect of your life and marriage, including sex. After my second child was born, it took me...

My Ultimate Mom Hack: The Beauty of Made Up House Rules

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Hi fellow mom... I’m just stopping by to give you a reminder in case you forgot (like I did.) You are the mom, and guess...

Parenting Lies: The Things I Swore My Kids Would Never Do

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It’s true. The pre-kid version of me had this laundry list of things that my kid would never do. My first foray into parenting...

Getting Yourself Ready for Middle School in 25 Easy Steps

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Congratulations! Despite having only just brought your baby home from the hospital last week, today they’re suddenly ready for middle school! However ready your...

Kid Travel Essentials: Survive and Thrive on the Plane and the...

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Traveling with kids is equal parts exhilarating, exhausting, and frustrating. I will not lie to you, traveling with kids is not at all easy,...

The Ultimate Vermont Summer Guide: 90+ Activities for Summer Fun!

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School is out and summer has begun! Which means it’s only a matter of time until you hear those words that can drive any...

Mom Guilt: The Rabbit Hole, Balance, and Attempts to Combat It

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Mom guilt is the worst guilt in the world! Reading a post about how moms should all stop feeling mom guilt makes me feel even...

Threenager Diaries: Field Notes from a Mom Raising a Threenager

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Before having children, I always heard about the "terrible twos." It wasn't until I had my own child that I heard the term, "threenager." Once...

My Family’s Thrilling and Delightful Summer Bucket List

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Even though the snow continues to fall, and the first day of summer is still a few months away, I feel like it will...