Alexandra Duncan

Alexandra has lived in Charleston for 10 years and vacationed on Folly Beach since the early 90’s. She has a husband and two young children, aged 7 and 4. She has a personal blog on Instagram called “Things To Do in Charleston”. She works part-time from home and enjoys date nights downtown with her husband, traveling with her children, and writing. She is a survivor of postpartum depression and anxiety and a graduate of the University of Louisville. She is an INFJ personality type and enjoys reading. Her greatest joy in life is her children.

A Guide to Charleston Area Libraries

A library is so much more than a place to discover new books. A library is a place where you can linger. It’s a place where you can exist without the expectation of spending...

Ways I’m Connecting with my Spouse Right Now (Monthly Date Night)

Sometimes we go to Halls, but usually, we don’t. Most recently we browsed art museums downtown. All were free. I’ll give you our itinerary later in this article. Monthly date nights are a must-do for my...

Going Home (Lessons I Learned During a Trip to My Hometown)

Some people love going home. But for me, my hometown is not at the top of my travel list. We do, in spite of that fact, try to make the trip once a year...

Choosing Sobriety vs. Wine Mom Culture

Why I'm glad I questioned the norm The morning of my youngest son’s fourth birthday I had one of the worst hangovers of my life and I thought, “Why did I do this to myself...

A Thank You Letter to My Son’s Daycare

“I don’t want someone else raising my child.” The first time I saw this comment was on social media and I was in my early 20’s with a newborn baby. I had just returned to...

Explore SC: Weekend Trip to Columbia, SC

Who would have thought that a retro “Guess Who?” board game would be the highlight of our weekend trip with our two boys recently. We arrived in Columbia, SC with two eager children and...