Jemima Talbot

Jemima Talbot
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Jemima is the owner of Vermont Mom. She is a feminist, a dedicated and adventurous home cook, a cut-throat Scrabble player, a barre sculpt enthusiast, and a single mom. She loves live music, playing outside- especially in the water, trying new restaurants, and pretending to be a pioneer. She has a Master's degree in Public Health and a professional background in sexual health and STDs. She is passionate about social justice and supports anti-racism work in all forms. Her August 2010 firecracker daughter is her guide, inspiration, and task-master.

It’s Time to Protect Kids from Flavored Tobacco

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We all know tobacco is bad. It’s deadly. It causes cancer. It’s incredibly addictive. Tobacco use is still the leading cause of death in the United States. What I didn't know, and what other...

Count on Mothers Makes Mothers’ Voices Count 

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Jennifer Bransford, Founder of Count on Mothers, sat down with Jemima Talbot, Vermont Moms’ Owner and CEO, to discuss the recent launch of her new business aimed at amplifying moms’ voices where they count...

Top Posts of 2023

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What a year 2023 was. As always, it is our privilege to be a support, resource, and voice for Vermont moms and families. To be clear: we don’t claim to be experts. We just enjoy...
Become a Vermont Moms Contributing Writer Today

Become a Vermont Moms Contributing Writer Today!

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Are you a parent with something to say? Want to share your expertise, passions, and thoughts with a wide audience? Take a chance and apply to become a Vermont Moms Contributing Writer today! Applications...
Youth football player in a red jersey. Photo by Doug Whitmore.

4 Reasons Youth Football Is What Kids Need Now

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Football can feel like a foreign universe if you’re not into it, right? For me, someone who has never gotten into professional, college, high school, tackle or touch or youth football, someone who is definitely...

Small Changes, Big Impact: Make Your Life More Earth-Friendly

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There are many small and affordable changes I try to choose every single day to make my life more earth-friendly and sustainable. As a busy mom, it's hard to add another thing to my...
The Best of the Best: Our 15 Top Posts from 2022

The Best of the Best: Our 15 Top Posts from 2022

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2022 has been a whirlwind, right? Vermont Mom has had so much going on this year! In January, I became the sole owner of Vermont Mom. One of the first things I did was to...
Photos with Santa event recap

Photos with Santa Event Recap!

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Vermont Mom was delighted to host our first in-person event in over two years last weekend in Essex. Our heartwarming and inspiring Photos with Santa event would not have been possible without the generous...
Young girl wearing a football helmet and a red jersey

Meet the 8-Year-Old Who is Making Her Presence Known in Flag Football

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It has been my pleasure to learn about flag football and meet young flag football dynamo, Scarlett, age 8, and her team, the Champlain Valley School District Buccaneers. After watching her play, I spent some...
Young girl with her hair all messed up from removing her football helmet, smiles at the camera

A Girl Playing Football? Meet One Who Is Dominating the Game

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When you think about football, Scarlett probably isn’t the first kid who comes to mind. But this composed, polite, introspective, and easy-going 8-year-old is in her second year playing flag football with the Champlain...

Comcast Supports Home Internet Access to Bridge the Digital Divide

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The idea that high-speed home Internet access is a necessity was brought to the forefront of our collective consciousness by the COVID-19 pandemic. There were periods of time when many families were stuck at...
Children running to pet the goats at New Village Farm

New Village Farm Brings the Magic of Nature to Children and Adults Alike

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When you turn off of Harbor road in Shelburne onto the winding dirt path that will lead you to New Village Farm, one of the first things you’ll see is a sign that reads:...

Basin Harbor: the Vermont Family Vacation or Team Retreat of Your Dreams

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We’ve all seen Dirty Dancing, right? Watching Dirty Dancing while belting out the words to every song is a summer tradition in my family. And even if you haven’t seen the movie, or heard...

Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Answered by Dr. Costello

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more and more information has been shared about how to keep you and your family safe. Information is coming at us from all directions and sometimes it can be...