Live your life as an experiment. Adopt an attitude of, “I’m not sure what will help in this situation, but I’m going to experiment and try this.”  Sometimes the result will be, “Wow, did that ever not work!” But,...
It has been a minute since I last wrote. A fifteen month-long, excruciatingly sleep-deprived minute to be exact. Yes there has been some writing here and there (okay to be fair I did write a book in that time...
  Last night as I tucked my son into bed he looked at me and asked, “Since school is over, how will I see my friends? Will they come to my new school?” I took a deep breath and waited...
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a busybody. Constantly rushing from one task to the next; never slowing down enough to take a breath. As a typical only-child high achiever, I work myself up into a...
This year marks a new season for our family. Our youngest is joining her older siblings in full time school and my emotions are all over the place. All last year I was brimming with excitement at the thought...
On the eve of your sixth birthday, I look back only in fondness at the last five years and feel amazement and wonder at the beautiful girl you have become.  It seems not that long ago you were my little...

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I asked my nine-year-old how long he thought was adequate for screen time. Without missing a beat he answered, “Four hours.” I asked my twelve-year-old what he thought, but he was on his phone with his headphones on and...
Searching for the right place for your child to learn and grow can be an overwhelming task …but it doesn’t have to be. There are many wonderful Charleston area preschools, daycares, and mother's morning out programs and our goal...
Here I am, now a mother of two.  Between my efforts to keep two humans alive (well three humans if you count me in that herd), be a supportive wife, find the lost city of Atlantis, keep a house together,...
I love holidays. For me, holidays (including my birthday) always bring up such a feeling of excitement. Holidays were always filled with family time, laughter, great food, fun card games, and the ever-popular mixed tape. And with each passing...

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Ultimate Guide to Holiday Events in Charleston

It's the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are quickly approaching and we're here to help you plan your 2019 holiday season! To make...