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One Weekend in Montreal: A family of four, The Biodome, Granby Zoo, Poutine, and a whole lotta patience

We have been a family of four for almost 3 years now and we’ve NEVER taken a vacation together. Don’t get me wrong, we’ve gone on plenty of trips and adventures but have always vacationed with extended family or friends with other kids. Traveling with others really helps to dilute the duties of parenthood, if […]

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Family Friendly Campgrounds around Vermont

For our adventurous, outdoor loving families, we’ve put together a list of family friendly campgrounds around Vermont. Get your tents and smores supplies ready, it’s time to go camping! 1. Green Mountain Family Campground, Bristol This family focused campground has everything you need for a comfortable camping experience, including full hook-up service including water, electricity and […]

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Evolution of a Vacation

Every summer we pack up and go to Maine for a week-long vacation with friends. We stay at their family camp which is set over a mile into the woods on a tranquil lake. This year will be our tenth voyage to the land of lobster and lake, and this sentiment got me thinking about […]

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Finding myself, again.

When I sat down to write this post it was suppose to go in a very different direction than it actually did.  I sat down to write this post about mommy guilt and how leaving my children made me feel. You see, I am one of “those guilt ridden moms”. Those moms who have a […]

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Surviving Vacation

As we embarked on our first real family vacation last week, it never occurred to me that it would be any different than other vacations my husband, Mark, and I have taken together. Sure, I’d have to keep tabs on Ellie, my almost-3-year-old, make sure she was content, throw some food her way, have milk […]

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The Perfect Getaway: Red Clover Inn Review

{Disclaimer: BVTMB has partnered together with Red Clover Inn for this review. We love this beautiful inn and were happy to share about our experience. While I received a form of compensation for this post, the views and opinions expressed below are entirely my own!} It has been a busy couple of months for the […]

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Six Years Into This Parenting Gig and I’m Still Learning to Adjust My Expectations

I’ve always had a soft spot for NYC. My father was born in Brooklyn, raised on Staten Island, and much of my extended family is also from there. My husband, although a native Vermonter, also has family living in the Big Apple. I fondly remember taking trips into the city for shows, shopping, and eating […]

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