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Adult Acne is Ruining My Self-Esteem

Many of us have little flaws on our face that we are self-conscious about. Growing up, acne was hardly ever a problem for me. Instead, my cleft chin was referred to as a “Butt chin,” and I over-plucked my bushy eyebrows into sharp, thin lines. I put minimal effort into skin care because I didn’t […]

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Family Friendly Fall Fun in Vermont

Family-Friendly Fall Fun in Vermont — 20+ Activities!

  There’s nothing quite like autumn in Vermont — the gorgeous colors, warm cider doughnuts, and the abundance of family-friendly fall activities! Here you will find some of the many options you and your clan can enjoy in the Burlington area, sorted into five categories: Festivals and events, apple picking, corn mazes, pumpkin picking, and […]

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Negative Body Comments: Things You Can’t Say In Front of My Daughter

My maternal grandmother lived with my mother, father, and me during most of my childhood. I remember her never being satisfied with her appearance and the stream of negative body comments she made about herself. She pointed out the sagging skin under her arms, her “ruined” stomach covered in stretch marks from carrying and giving […]

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The Great and Terrible Second Baby Debate

When my husband, Matt, and I decided we wanted to start a family, we were beyond excited and spent countless hours envisioning our lives with our son or daughter. Now that our son is approaching his second birthday this fall, we’ve started to consider having a second baby, but this time we aren’t as smitten […]

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