We know that it can be easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to feeding our families. When you are contending with picky eaters, time constraints, and sleep deprivation, meal planning and food prep can often...
My journey to motherhood started off with all the hope and promise that every woman wishes for.  After moving to Seattle in 2007, my husband and I started trying to have a baby as soon as his new health...
It isn't the way I wanted to leave-with my bag still containing that sweet "coming home" outfit and a pair of too small socks. I didn't want to leave that way. Where walking out the door feels like an abandoning...
We know that it can be easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to feeding our families. When you are contending with picky eaters, time constraints, and sleep deprivation, meal planning and food prep can often...
BurlingtonVT Moms Blog is partnering with Phoenix Physical Therapy to bring you our latest series titled “50 Shades of Sleep”, about…you guessed it….sleep.  Like an elusive treasure, we find ourselves obsessing about sleep not only for ourselves but for...

The Open Plan

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At my last doctor appointment, my OB asked what my birth plan was.  You see, last time I had this lovely, detailed, birth plan all printed out and in my bag ready to go.  It never even left the...
You know the feeling: You’re 5 weeks, 6 days postpartum, and you’re heading into your OB in the morning for the all-clear appointment. Your husband can barely sleep; it’s like Christmas Eve for him. He just can’t wait to...
This body. This tired, strong, overworked body. Two boys breathed through this body, stretched skinny baby legs up into its rib cage, made its insides jump with little baby hiccups. This body fearlessly delivered two boys earthside, nursed life into...
  I was awakened by an awful feeling. You know that feeling when you've started your period and you weren't prepared for it? (Sorry, men, bear with me.) It was the warm, wet feeling that woke me up. I was startled. Had...
BurlingtonVT Moms Blog is partnering with Phoenix Physical Therapy to bring you our latest series titled “50 Shades of Sleep”, about…you guessed it….sleep.  Like an elusive treasure, we find ourselves obsessing about sleep not only for ourselves but for...
We know that it can be easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to feeding our families. When you are contending with picky eaters, time constraints, and sleep deprivation, meal planning and food prep can often...
Last week I was reading a book to my 15-month old daughter. I don’t remember which book it was or whether she even sat still for more than a few moments. What I do remember is that the pages...
BurlingtonVT Moms Blog is partnering with Vermont Midwives Association to bring you our latest series titled “How I Became a Mother” in honor of Mother’s Day.  Each of us has a unique journey on how we got here…here being...
Send yourself some love...because life is too damn short to worry about your cellulite! My relationship with my thighs has always been rocky. Even when my thighs were younger, I never liked them. Hideous cellulite in a bathing suit, huge pieces of...

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2022 Vermont Holiday Activities for the Whole Family

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Welcome to the sometimes cold but always delightful Vermont holiday season! Whether you stay close to home or decide to take a tour of the...