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Raising My Biracial Babies While Living in Vermont

Raising kids is tough. Give birth to a child who is biracial or mixed race in Vermont, and things get a little more interesting. I’ve always been filled with questions. I question the weather, my relationships, myself as a mom, as a wife, as a friend, my insecurities, my religion, my political stance, my education, partner, sense of self, […]

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Travel Toys: How to Entertain Young Kids While Flying Across the Country

I recently had the pleasure of flying across the country with my 4.5-year-old son, M.J., and my 14-month-old daughter, C. I wasn’t at all worried about the big kid. The 4-year-old was happy as a clam to have extra iPad time. Audio books, Legos and his excitement and delight over his first time flying made […]

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Tired Moms Sometimes Have Meltdowns and That’s Perfectly Okay

I’m a mom and I’m feeling tired. Quickly realizing, after having kids, telling people you’re tired is redundant. Moms with kids get it, and women without kids just don’t. I no longer tell people I’m feeling tired because it’s fruitless. Of course I am feeling tired. I have a 2-year-old and a 1-year-old. They’re in constant […]

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