Megan Beach

Megan is originally from Michigan, and still misses the snow and cold weather of the Midwest but loves the charm and family friendliness of Charleston. She has lived in Charleston for a little over five years with her husband, Caleb, two children, Alice and Atticus, and their rescue husky, Zoey. They can usually be found downtown exploring all of its nooks and crannies or at the beach any time of year. Megan writes about her day-to-day adventures, and challenges of motherhood on her blog, The Mom in Progress.

Simple Tips For Supporting Teachers in the 2020 School Year

With some schools already reopening in-person or for distance learning, I’ve really been thinking about how stressful this year is going to be not only for my kids and me but for the teachers...

Tips for Summer Travel During COVID-19

Since mid-March, I have been wondering what summer 2020 would hold for us. I was crossing my fingers for complete normalcy and a fun break with the family after a long quarantine stuck at...

6 Ways to Keep Your Child Reading During Summer Break

With summer comes the fun of staying up late, beach trips, and ice cream. But there’s one thing we are really trying to make sure stays a habit all year round in our house,...
5 Kid-Approved, Vegetable-Forward Dinners Charleston Moms

5 Kid-Approved Vegetable-Forward Dinners

When you have kids, it can be hard enough to get them to eat dinner, and even harder if you tell them it’s all vegetables. But over the past few years, my family has...

Reasons I’m Happy My Kids are Home Right Now

I know there’s a lot going on in the world right now, and with schools closing many parents are having to deal with the stress of having their children at home all day, while...

I Miss My Home State

I never planned on leaving my home state of Michigan for good. When I moved a little over ten years ago, I was in my early 20's and a newlywed. I was ready for...
Coping with Childhood Anxiety Charleston Moms

Coping with Childhood Anxiety

As a parent, it can be extremely difficult to watch your child suffer. It becomes even worse when you realize you don’t have the tools to help your child with what they’re going through. Before...
Mini Screen Detox: Taking Small Steps to Decrease Screen Time Charleston Moms

Mini Screen Detox: Taking Small Steps to Decrease Screen Time

How do you handle screen time with your kids? I think a lot of us have been down this road before. We need to get something done, or someone is sick, or you need some...
How to Throw a Winter Solstice Party Charleston Moms

How to Throw a Winter Solstice Party

Winter Solstice, or Yule as it is sometimes called, is a holiday that has been celebrated since ancient times in December. It’s a great day to gather with loved ones, decorate for the...

Becoming a Body-Positive Mom

I’ve always been pretty confident about myself as a person. I figured anything I didn’t love about my body didn’t really matter because I am fantastic and that’s all that matters. To my chagrin, my...