As the days get shorter and the temperatures fall, the slow cooker becomes our loyal friend. We throw a few ingredients into her warm belly, and she dutifully delivers a cozy meal by the end of the day. After...
We were all so very excited. Our family was growing and I was going to get another sibling! I vaguely remember twenty years ago when my mom and dad told us the news.  Of course, at first, I wasn’t sure...
This time of year brings so many exciting changes and activities! The air begins to get a little cooler, the kids are back in school, fall sports are in full swing, and just about everything is now offered in...
Are you a local mom with something to say? Since launching in 2015, Charleston Moms has grown its community of contributing writers into a group of moms with diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strive to create a community-focused resource...
Raising kids is expensive! According to the Department of Agriculture’s 2015 estimate, it costs $233,610 to raise a child from birth to 17 years old. Yikes! (And that was in 2015!) The yearly budget? For a two-parent, two-child, middle-income home, the annual estimated...
Welcome to October! Fall is in the air (at least a Lowcountry fall anyway!) and Halloween is just around the corner! There are lots of fun things going on, so check out all of the fun, family-friendly events going...
When we moved to Charleston three years ago I thought the transition would be seamless. We were moving back to my childhood home, my family, warmer weather, and that salt air that is healing in so many ways. Nevermind...
Charleston is the number 1 city in America, as named by Travel and Leisure. Most of us came to Charleston from somewhere else, a.k.a. transplant. It is quite possible that you're a new mom in town, or you were...
Healthy. Convenient. Affordable. These are the "Holy Trinity" of any busy parent's life when it comes to feeding their families, but healthy is not always affordable and convenient foods typically are not healthy. It can be hard to find...
Mental Health Awareness month may be in May but the conversation shouldn’t stop once the date hits June 1st.  I asked my father, who is a psychiatrist, what is the one thing that you and your colleagues talk about...

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Guide to Trick or Treating in Charleston

Get ready for Halloween sweets and treats with our list of special events to go trick or treating in Charleston! These are kid-friendly events...