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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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Vermont Summer Camps in Retrospect: Lessons Learned from a First Timer

I enrolled my kids in Vermont summer camps for the first time this year. While lots of parents can make the same claim, my newbie status carries the additional weight of initiating this process with older kids. You see, for many prior summers, my mom watched my now 12-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter. We called […]

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Ultimate Summer Guide

The Ultimate Vermont Summer Guide: 90+ Activities for Summer Fun!

School is out and summer has begun! Which means it’s only a matter of time until you hear those words that can drive any momma crazy – “I’m bored!” We are here to rescue you from those dreadful words with our Ultimate Vermont Summer Guide full of ideas for some family fun! We’ve done the research […]

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How to Help Your Kids Love Art, Whether You Do, or Not

“How can I help my kids love art?” My mother asked my first-grade teacher. My mom was not an expert in art herself but had an inkling from parenting books that it would be a good thing to expose me and my sisters to. My teacher, one of the best I ever had, answered my […]

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Our Current Favorite Music – A Review (With Help from My Five Year-Old)

There is a lot of great children’s music out there these days. So much that children’s music has its own category at the Grammys! My house is rocking 24/7. We may not know every hit on the radio, but we are grooving to the beat of some really terrific music.   On any given day, […]

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A Family Tour of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company

{Disclaimer: We are working with the Vermont Teddy Bear Company to bring you this post, however, all opinions are our own!} In the early 1980s, an enterprising Vermonter named John Sortino discovered that there was a shortage of teddy bears made in the US. He decided to make his own teddy bears in his garage […]

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Our Team’s Favorite Local Sledding Hills

When I decided to write this post, I wasn’t sure whether to call this popular winter activity ‘sledding’ or ‘sliding.’ I usually call it ‘sliding,’ but a quick internet search confirmed that both terms were acceptable.  So I did what any great writer would do; I took a Facebook poll on my personal page and […]

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2nd Annual Holiday Party and Pictures with Santa {SOLD OUT!}

We are officially SOLD OUT! If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email [email protected] Please join us for this Winter-themed Holiday Party for the kiddos and pictures with (or without) Santa! We are so excited to invite you to our Second Annual Holiday Party sponsored by Davis studio. This year will […]

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You Know You’re a Vermont Toddler Mama If…

Are you a mom? Do you have babies or toddlers? Do you live in Vermont, especially in the Chittenden County area? Then, chances are that you can relate to one or all of these statements. You know you’re a Vermont toddler mama if… Your kids’ first words are mama, dada, Ben, and Jerry. You’ve found […]

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3rd Annual Kids Adventure Games sponsored by CLIF Kid

{Dislaimer: We are working with CLIF Kid to bring you this information.} The 3rd Annual Kids Adventure Games will be returning to Stowe, VT July 29th to the 31st. The Kids Adventure Games features a kid-sized adventure race where teams of two will navigate a ’natural terrain’ inspired obstacle course. Kids can expect mountain biking, hiking, […]

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