“I don’t want someone else raising my child.” The first time I saw this comment was on social media and I was in my early 20’s with a newborn baby. I had just returned to work after an unpaid, short...
We have just finished the season of celebrating the end. End of preschool. End of elementary. Middle. High school and beyond. We have gone to various celebrations, graduations, clap-outs, parties, and farewells. We have hugged and laughed and cried....
Time: The dictionary defines this as the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole. As a parent, I define it as ever elusive moments I try to capture in my...
Our son was recently diagnosed with autism and echolalia. And although my husband and I had a hunch of what his diagnosis would be, it didn’t make it any easier to hear. He was about two years old when we...
Dearest Wild Child, You come from a long line of hell raisers, rule breakers, radical individualists, and people who most definitely marched to the beat of their own drum. You, my sweet baby, are the beating heart reflection of that...
We all know that our children go through phases. Some years are better than others, but we've all been told, "it's just a phase, it won't last long." This phase, though, I wish would last forever. This beautiful phase following...
It seems like a lifetime ago that the 2020/2021 school year started. The uncertainty, stress, and fear that occurred last fall sometimes feel somewhat hard to remember now that things are slowly returning to normal. Remember when we all had...
I have two pandemic babies. My oldest daughter was born in 2019 and my youngest just this year. My oldest loves to sanitize her hands, was overjoyed when she received her first face mask ("like mama and dada!"), and...

Turning 13

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My son just turned 13. Did you get teary-eyed? Shiver? Smile with bittersweet nostalgia? That number is one that every mother looks towards as a huge turning point. As if reaching that number is going to magically turn your...
Dear Chosen Family, I miss y’all. So much! Remember the days when we were together. All. The. Time? Long Saturdays at the pool? Sunday Fundays in the backyard? Weekend getaways to the beach or the mountains? The days when the...

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Things to Do in Charleston (September 2021)

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Welcome to September! School is in full swing but there's still plenty of sunshine and fun to soak up! Here's a look at all...