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School Birthday Treats – What to Bring Besides Cupcakes

Growing up, school birthday treats were always cupcakes. Always. These days, most schools discourage parents from sending cupcakes as school birthday treats. Some schools ban cupcakes outright. With our increased awareness of food allergies and other medical conditions, cupcakes just don’t work for classes anymore. Our schools also emphasize healthy eating and we all know that […]

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New Mom on the Block: How I’m (Barely) Managing Moving to a New School

A new school year is upon us. It actually descended sometime in late July, heralded by fliers and advertisements shouting at every turn, from running to the drug store for toothpaste to shopping online for shoes to wear to a friend’s wedding. It’s likely that before the ink dries on the first homework assignment, Back-to-School […]

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School Year Goals: Thinking About What I Need to Do to Stay Sane

As much as I like summer, I think I’m ready for my kids to start school. I managed to complete over 90% of my summer ‘mommy bucket list’ with my children. We camped (twice), took a vacation to Maine, traveled to their grandparents’, and participated in a variety of camps and swimming lessons. With just […]

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Internet Safety Grant for Parent Teacher Associations Throughout the US

Is Internet safety the “Birds and the Bees” talk of today? How do you even begin to address social media safety, Internet precautions, and critical thinking about information that’s published online with your kids?  Today, BurlingtonVT Moms Blog is happy to announce that Facebook is starting a new collaboration with Parent Teacher Associations throughout the […]

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Vermont Apple Picking – Our Favorite Places to Harvest the Bounty

Apple picking in Vermont is as good as it gets! There is something about the chilly fall air, the aroma of apple cider donuts, and the crispy crunch of newly fallen leaves underfoot that warms the soul. You can take pretty much any side road to find a local farm that lets you pick its […]

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6th Annual Family Fun Day Recap

{All Family Fun Day photos were taken by our talented and illustrious blog photographer, Luann Baily. Luann is an exceptional local photographer who focuses on family and wedding photography.} We could not have been any luckier with the weather or the company on August 11th during our 6th Annual Family Fun Day at Sam Mazza’s Farm! […]

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