Cassandra Loucy

Cassandra is a born and raised Vermonter who currently lives in her tiny hometown of Monkton. She met her husband, Ryan, in high school, and they started dating when she was studying business at UVM and he was serving in the Marine Corps. The two got married in 2015, and in March 2016, their daughter Reagan was born! She is a stay at home mom, and when she is not chasing their busy girl (or fur child Ellie Mae) around, she runs a mom blog at and owns a small business by the same name making and selling baby gifts and accessories.
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Holiday Crafting: Four Toddler Friendly Christmas Crafts

‘Tis the season for crafting! We’re a project-loving household over here. I love to create, and my two-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Reagan, is no different.  Sprinkling crafts like these throughout the holiday months helps keep the...
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A-Z Parenting Gratitude List: What I Am Thankful For

As we move farther into the month of Thanksgiving and begin the holiday season, we’re surrounded by people asking what we’re thankful for. I decided to challenge myself to create a 26 item A-Z parenting...

Toddler Mom Hacks to Simplify your Life and Help Save Time and Sanity

Do you feel like since you became a mom, your to-do list continues to grow longer, but the number of hours in the day becomes fewer every day? A quick search on Google or...
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Fall Themed Do It Yourself Craft: Pumpkin Spice Moon Sand

The leaves have nearly finished changing colors which means we have to Pumpkin Spice-ify everything, right? Well, maybe not. I love a good pumpkin muffin, and I’ll usually choose pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving, but...
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Teaching My Child Kindness: Child-Friendly Acts to Demonstrate Kindness

I’m not sure who said, “In a world where you can be anything, be kind,” but this expression means a lot to me. It means even more now that I am a mom. As parents,...
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Smartphone Addiction: One Mom’s Experiment to Kick the Habit

I have a confession to make, and I can already see the reactions going two ways. Some moms will relate, while others will want to burn me at the stake. I have a mild smartphone...
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Body Confidence: Teaching my Toddler When I Am Not Always Confident

“You ding dong,” I said offhandedly to my mother as we walked through a store with my two-year-old daughter tagging along. Almost immediately, my daughter started chuckling and mocking me like a little parrot....
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5 Women Focused Podcasts to Inspire Mom Bosses

If you’re like I was about a year ago, you probably either ignored the little purple podcast icon on your phone, or you just deleted it completely to make room for more photo storage....
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A Tour of Our Favorite Addison County Playgrounds

How many times have you heard, “I’m borrrrrrrred” so far this summer? My daughter is only 2, so while we don’t hear that actual phrase (yet), we can tell by her attitude when she...
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Unsolicited Advice: When it Totally Crosses a Line

In every stage of our lives, we are offered advice. As teenagers, we are encouraged to choose a particular college because it was so-and-so’s alma mater. As pregnant women, we are advised what to...
Veteran Mom Help

Veteran Mom Help Saved this Rookie from Public Meltdowns

To the two women who offered me a little veteran mom help to diffuse potential tantrums today before they turned to full-blown meltdown status... thank you. We are in full-blown toddler mode these days....
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You Know You’re a Mom When…12 Mom Truths We all Share

“Parenting is a piece of cake,” said no mom ever in the history of parenting. It’s hard work, plain and simple. Hopefully, someone was honest enough to tell you that before you had kids...