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...
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...

Screen Time

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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...
As a mom who works extra hard to make sure that her kids are nourished with healthy, low sugar, superfoods, it can be rather defeating when I send my kids to school and learn that they have been loaded...
It's almost time - back-to-school, schedules, and structure. With all the scrambling for new backpacks and supplies, the thought of packing healthy lunches can be overwhelming. With a bit of planning and foresight though, you can be ready for...
The idea of sending the kids back to school, for many parents across the Lowcountry, is a welcomed one. They anticipate less noise, relatively lower grocery bills, and a sense of normalcy by getting back into a routine and...
Code yellow

Code Yellow

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I was sitting at a work lunch when my phone rang. My daughter’s school was calling. I thought it was the nurse’s office because that morning she said her stomach had been hurting. On the second ring my mind...
In this month of celebrating love and friendship, I can honestly say that navigating my kids’ friendships is wearing me out. The shifting tides of affections and aversions has me both captivated and exhausted. It’s like having a front-row...
We need to discuss slime. Even as I type the word, I can see moms everywhere rolling their eyes and recoiling with barely-contained disgust. For those of you who don’t know, making slime is currently all the rage among school-aged...

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Your Guide To Charleston

Where to See Santa in Charleston

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No holiday season is complete without a visit to the man in red! Below is a list of place you'll be able to find...