Author Archive | Jemima

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Sex after Kids: Sex, Body Positivity, and the Single Mom

Since my experience of childbirth and motherhood was immediately followed by the twin whammies of separation and divorce, then endless months of not sleeping and new parent anxiety, I didn’t think about sex for two years after my daughter was born. I literally couldn’t imagine a time when I wouldn’t feel overwhelmed, overtouched or overtired. […]

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BVTMB’s Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2018

2018 has come to a close, and as always, BurlingtonVT Moms Blog is delighted to be a support, resource, and voice for Vermont moms and families. None of us claim to be parenting experts; we enjoy sharing our successes, failures, hot tips, and humbling and hilarious moments with all of you. We aim to be […]

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2018 Burlington VT Moms Blog Reader Survey

Every year, Burlington VT Moms Blog asks our readers to weigh in on how we can best serve you. This short reader survey will help us know our readers better, and to create posts and events that make the most sense for you. Just as Vermont is unique and special, we know our readers are […]

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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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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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BVTMB Warmly Welcomes New Co-Owners, Kathleen and Jemima

While Kathleen and Jemima know it will be impossible to duplicate the dynamic work and community building done by Josilyn and Tasha, they are so excited to have the opportunity to work with our team of extraordinary and brave BVTMB writers, local moms, and families throughout the state. Kathleen and Jemima share a passion for […]

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My Summer of Cult Classic Korean Face Masks

Something about having adult acne and wrinkles rubs me the wrong way. Not only is it profoundly unjust to be burdened with acne and wrinkles simultaneously, but the sprinkling of new freckles (age spots) on my forehead and cheeks really does nothing to ease my transition into… into… whatever it is I am transitioning into […]

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Sorry, I’m Not Sorry. Not Anymore

I’m done saying “sorry.” And here’s why. I say “sorry” all the time. I probably say “I’m sorry” to start 25 sentences each day. I am so very sorry multiple times a day, every single day. But the thing is, I am not actually sorry. To be completely frank, I am usually not sorry at […]

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Women United Against Shorts

There is not much more glorious than summer, am I right? I simply can’t get enough of the long, warm, sunny days. With summer, however, we are all faced with the impending decision that torments the minds and hearts of all adult women: is this the summer that I am I going to wear shorts? […]

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Kefir Meets Cream of Asparagus Soup

Have you heard about kefir? Have you tried it? Want to learn how to make your own kefir? I have a really annoying quality, something equally irritating in myself and in others: when I try something new and love it, I want to tell everyone all about it. …Even people who may have known or […]

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My Best Friend

You know those women with one best friend? A friend like a sister, a forever partner in crime, and a soulmate. The sort of epic friendship that requires girls’ weekends and nights out. Giggling, crying, gossiping, empire building, problem-solving, and world domination. Makeup, feminist ideology, and the merits of comfortable yet attractive shoes. Life-renewing, empowering […]

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