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Vermont’s First Universally Accessible Playground: Oakledge For All

Oakledge for All—Vermont’s First Universally Accessible Playground As I reflect on my journey as a parent of a child with special needs, one major theme emerges—it’s hard. Crazy hard, on so many levels—from day to day challenges, educational challenges, medical challenges, relationship challenges with your partner, friends, and community, and the ever-present guilt that most […]

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Local Activities to Celebrate Food Allergy Awareness Week

Local Activities Celebrating Food Allergy Awareness Week

According to Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), one in every thirteen children has a food allergy. They say that’s an average of two kids per classroom. Every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Food allergies impact A LOT of people with very serious consequences. Food Allergy Awareness Week […]

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3SquaresVT Challenge: What Our Family of 4 Learned Eating on $99 for a Week

Food insecurity, or the lack of resources, often financial, to acquire nutritious food for every meal on a consistent basis, impacts one in ten Vermonters. The federal government sponsors an entitlement program, known as food stamps or the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), that provides financial assistance to eligible individuals and families struggling with food […]

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Bullying in Schools: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

I’ve got some pretty ridiculous parenting nightmares floating around in my head. For instance, my biggest fear while pregnant was that my kid would pretend to be an animal all the time. (Totally freaked me out and of course, came true. She loves howling at the moon with her neighborhood friends…) But one of the […]

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Bloom 2017 Recap

Bloom 2017 Recap!

We had a fantastic time celebrating new and expecting moms at our 3rd Annual Bloom Event held at the Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort and Spa a couple of weeks ago! Presenting Sponsors This event would absolutely not have been possible without the support of Sweet Pea Cloth Diapers and The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa! Gold Sponsor A special thank […]

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Bloom:: An Event for New and Expecting Moms in Vermont {SOLD OUT}

We are thrilled to announce that tickets to our 3rd Annual Bloom:: An Event for New and Expecting Moms are now on sale! *UPDATE: TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT* Who:: This event if for any mom who is currently pregnant, trying to become pregnant, adopting, wants to be pregnant/adopt in the near future, or has had […]

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