Parents accustomed to feeding infants know that putting your feet up and getting comfortable is critically important. A new Vermont-made nursing stool makes it easier to elevate your extremities. Plus, it's environmentally friendly. Woodworker Ted Kohn makes the stools in his Burlington basement workshop during breaks from his stay-at-home dad duties — he has two kids, ages 2 and 4. Each stool takes about 15 hours to produce and is made entirely from wood and finished with oil, milk paint, beeswax and water-based clear coat. Both the fixed-base and adjustable stools can be used during breast or bottle-feeding and will convert into a handsome bathroom step stool when you've traded the bottle brushes for toothbrushes.
Every year, hundreds of orphaned and injured wild birds and mammals need help. Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators are trained to aid our feathered and furred friends, and properly release them back into the wild. Campers learn what’s involved, focusing on Vermont species, how we can help them thrive in nature, and…(more)