Tips for Skiing With Kids in the Cold

Tips for Skiing With Kids in the Cold

March 17, 2014

The winter of 2014 has been an especially cold one for Vermont and skiing families have had to contend with multiple visits from the Polar Vortex. But up here in the North Country there are always days throughout the winter when the temperature dips well below freezing. What should you do if this happens during … Read More

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Choosing A Helmet for Your Kids

Choosing A Helmet for Your Kids

December 14, 2013

As a kid growing up in Vermont, helmets for snow sports were virtually unheard of. Thankfully today, with a mountain of research behind the movement, helmets are more the norm than exception on the slopes—and for very good reason. “A concussion is a brain bruise which can lead to temporary impairment and a disturbance of … Read More

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Getting Geared: How to Suit Your Family Up for Ski Season

Getting Geared: How to Suit Your Family Up for Ski Season

December 13, 2013

Here is the litany of a skiing mom on crisp, Vermont winter mornings: Four pairs of ski socks? Check. Four pairs of long underwear? Check. Four helmets? Check. Four pairs of goggles? Check. Eight mittens and four neckwarmers? Check. While my children squirm impatiently I insist on double and triple checking that we have everything … Read More

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