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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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Support the Vermont Foodbank with the Great American Milk Drive

{Disclaimer: We have partnered with The Great American Milk Drive to bring awareness to the need for milk in the Vermont Foodbank.} Today is Giving Tuesday which kicks off the season of charitable giving during the holidays. We love nothing more than supporting Vermonters and giving locally so we are excited to tell you about The […]

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Pride Center of Vermont’s Family Program Seeks Diversity Filled Children’s Books

A Different Fairy Tale Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess who lived in a majestic castle, in a faraway magical land. This ridiculously perfect place was also the home of a very handsome prince. They met, fell in love, and lived happily—insert sound effect of something coming to a screeching halt. Fairy tales do not always […]

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Why We Walk

Why do we walk? We walk because type 1 diabetes, also known as T1D, is an autoimmune disease that is diagnosed in both children and adults. T1D occurs when the body’s own immune system destroys the beta cells in the pancreas. These beta cells produce insulin, which is an essential hormone the body needs to […]

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Teaching Our Children Social Goodness

Recently I have been witness to wonderful things happening all around me.  I’m talking about people giving back, charity work, donating, and volunteering.  Through the thick haze of unpleasant things in this world you will find that there is still much good.  I call it social goodness and it is a concept that many families, […]

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Make-A-Wish’s Walk for Wishes 2014: Support the BVTMB Team!

Make-A-Wish® America is an amazing national organization that grants “wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.” Make A Wish’s mission is based on the belief that: “A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a life-threatening medical condition. Since 1989 the Vermont Chapter of […]

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Lund Family Bike Ride

Lund’s Ride for Children is in its 6th year and over the years has become an important fundraiser for Lund and a community event with loyal participants who look forward to it every Spring.   With 4 rides of various lengths, serious bikers and families with trailers, tag-a-longs and tricycles can all be accommodated.  All […]

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