The other day while cleaning the house with my two kids, my son desperately asked if we could take a “reading break” and my daughter enthusiastically backed him up. It took everything I had to stop myself from tossing...
Many of us have heard that the process of finding and applying to college is difficult, for both the student and their family. I expected that. We also know that there’s so much that is, indeed, predictable - your high...
Oh, fall, how I love you. Cooler weather, apple picking, beautiful leaves, and back-to-school time! Sure, I’ll miss the beach and the (sort of) lazy days, but I welcome the routine and rhythm of the school year. When I...
When I moved to the United States from India almost 2 decades ago, the science geek in me thought I would be a lab rat for the rest of my life. Even though I earned my Master of Science...
Imagining your child, who surely was born just yesterday, leaving your home and heading to preschool is no easy task. First, there’s choosing the right preschool. Then, there’s the letting go. I wasn’t sure where to begin. As a former school...
If someone asked me the most important lesson I learned in my first year of homeschooling, I could answer without even thinking: If something isn’t working, it’s probably my fault. Y'all I made so many rookie homeschooling mistakes! Now, I...
During the last three years, I have worked as a substitute teacher, and it has become more and more apparent to me that people who become teachers do not do it for the money. They are worth far more...
As I tucked my children, ages 6 and 9, into bed tonight, I reflected upon the last year and how difficult it has been for them and how much of their lives have changed since Covid-19 turned the world...
Vermont Mom's Guide to Vermont Schools for Young Learners - the best place to start researching Vermont preschools for your little ones. We love our kids and worry about them endlessly - preschool is just another choice to research, dissect,...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, and Rosa Parks are all glorious figures in Black American history. However, there are so many other Black leaders, musicians, artists, activists, scientists, writers, inventors, and civil rights pioneers- past...
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As we head deeper into winter and extended time at home, it seems like a great time to share what I think are the top 10 best books to read aloud with my kids this winter. You can get...
Oh heyyyyyy! Where my newbie homeschoolers at? Can I get a “Heck yea!” for Covid homeschooling? Now I know I’m not homeschooling alone, based on a VTDigger article that stated that Vermont home study enrollments were at 1634 on July...
I recently saw the graphic posted below about schooling options from Latched Mama. I liked seeing the graphic and it made me feel supported, so I decided to venture into the comments (I know, totally risky, these days). What...

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