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...

Screen Time

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...

The Naptime Hustle

In a perfect world, my children's naptimes would be spent leisurely completing a few household chores, watching a show or movie I've been wanting to see, or maybe even taking a nap for myself. In reality, naptime can often...
We recently celebrated my son's second birthday. It literally feels like it was just yesterday that I began to feel contractions and was brought into the hospital, and look at my little guy now. Two years later and testing...
Ladies, my daughter let me hold her bottle for her today, woot woot! I'm totally living in those memes about how one time you'll do something for your toddler and then the next day they won't need your help...
Dear Mom of a First Time Preschooler, You did it! We are about half way done with the school year. I know you thought I wouldn’t figure out that he has to nap with his green blanket. I know it...
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, so anything I say about colic is simply out of personal experience and the little research I’ve done on my own. Also, I feel compelled to say that I by no means intend...

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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...