Jenna Arsenault

Jenna is a Maine native who moved to Charleston in 2006, moved away for a while, then moved back again in 2018. She just couldn’t stay away from this city that feels like home! She’d choose palm trees over pine trees any day of the week. Jenna and her husband of 12 years have two rambunctious sons, ages 10 & 6, and live in Mount Pleasant. A social worker and registered nurse by trade, she is passionate about maternal mental health and is currently a postpartum doula specializing in perinatal mood disorders ( Jenna loves to read, kayak, paint in watercolor, and travel with her family. Visit her personal blog on all things motherhood at

3 Not-So-Serious Lessons I Learned in 2022

After having lived through the pandemic-centric years of 2020 and 2021, the year 2022 felt like a breath of fresh air. Things were (mostly) back to normal! Gone were the days of maskne breakouts,...

Merry & Bright (Where to See Holiday Lights Around Charleston)

Happy Holidays, Moms of Charleston! There are so many wonderful holiday events happening right now! Festivals, parades, and tree lightings in nearly every part of the Lowcountry, plus Santa sightings and holiday shopping events! Of all...
Apple Cider Day

Tip Your Glass to Apple Cider Day

Apple Cider Day falls on November 18th every year. How 'bout them apples?! There's pretty much a day for everything under the sun. There's National Napping Day, National Thrift Shop Day, International Day of Yoga,...

Reflections on a Decade of Motherhood

I've been a mother for a decade. A whole decade of motherhood! My little boy turned 10 years old on the last day of September. He's almost as tall as I am and wears the...

CF Bites: A Cause to Sink Your Teeth Into!

You're invited to the most exclusive costume party in Charleston: CF Bites! This inaugural event benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), an organization dedicated to finding a cure for the progressive, genetic lung disease that...

Charleston Moms CARE: Be Kind Charleston

Giving back to our community is so important and we are so excited to present Charleston Moms CARE, a series where we highlight different non-profits around the Lowcountry. We’ll tell you more about the...

How to Celebrate American Artist Appreciation Month in Charleston

August is American Artist Appreciation Month and there's plenty to celebrate here in the Holy City! Charleston is consistently named one of the most beautiful cities in the world and has been Travel + Leisure's...

A Letter to My Brave Boys

Dear Boys, I am in awe of you two. A few weeks ago, you started summer camp for the first time. I was nervous about putting you in camp because I remember being terrified of it...
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Charleston Moms FAVORITES: A Busy Mom’s Favorite Costco Finds

Welcome to our series Charleston Moms FAVORITES! In a season of parenting that feels especially hard, our team is excited to share some of the things that are making us happy and helping us...

Type A Wife, Type B Husband: Airport Edition

Y'all, I had such a "proud wife moment" last week. This moment occurred while driving my husband to the airport for his guys' weekend in Orlando. He and his friend had big tentative plans to...