It was a long and difficult winter inside with a four-year-old, the shockingly bright sun offered a break in the spring rains. After a quick scroll through Instagram’s toothy, smiling Good Moms stirring empty mixing bowls in their white...
Mother’s Day is the saddest day of the year for me. I am a motherless mother and, for me, Mother’s Day is just a reminder of that fact. Even having children of my own, who I love and adore, and...
As moms, we're all finding our way in the beautiful, messy journey of motherhood. From sleepless nights to endless diaper changes to preteen sass and the widely held teenage belief that parents know absolutely nothing, moms who are neck-deep...
A mass shooting is an event in which four or more people are shot, not including the shooter. At the time I’m writing this, there have been 5954 mass shootings in the United States since 1/1/2013. By the end...
One of the BEST things I did for myself last year was taking a social media hiatus. For me, the pull of social media is strong. I blame this primarily on being a stay-at-home momma. My main source of interaction comes...
Andrea explains why she thinks she is the best parent in the world.
After working with hundreds of new parents in my private chiropractic practice, I’ve seen how being a parent can be really hard on our backs. And now that I have three little kids myself, I understand this more than...
A few years back, we had a follower who was upset with something we posted on Facebook. LOL! Who am I kidding? People get upset with us all the time! This one, however, you may have seen. We shared side-by-side...
Hey new mom, go ahead and make your excuses. Welcome to this crazy, chaotic, beautiful club. Whether your baby or babies are healthy, recovering, or enduring an insane challenge no one should ever endure - we’re here. Go ahead,...
Every Thursday, following our Pilates class, my friend and I get breakfast and talk about everything from mothering to politics, gardening, travel, and favorite brands of underwear. As one does. Today’s topic of conversation was love. Not just love...
Being a middle-aged woman is the best! Besides the fact that you can literally hurt your back sleeping wrong, you now get to ask yourself the fun question: is it menopause or am I pregnant?  I recently found myself anxiety-eating...
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 most - in legislative policy-making. Count...
Author’s note: The Jewish people are one nation with one heart, and we all share a part of the same soul. Our joy and pain are felt collectively. Throughout history, Jews have always persevered. We are united and strong,...
I had two kids within 2.5 years of each other, both boys. I feel like as soon as I got home from the hospital, I kept hearing chatter from various folks about “the third.” “Are you going to have a...

In + Around Vermont