Being a mom, having mom friends, and working with moms, I’ve noticed a theme of complaints that arise for why we can’t take care of themselves. For the sake of time, I’ll just stick to one: TIME. (I'm hilarious.) We are...
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. As you may know, I am a survivor of advanced stage cervical cancer. This experience flipped my life (including motherhood) completely upside down. Once the surgeries, chemo, and radiation were over, I expected to...
  I was snuggling with my five-year-old daughter feeling loved and content when she proceeded to look down, pat my belly innocently saying, “Mama, your belly feels like jello.” Oh, yes, she did! I looked down at my sweet little girl knowing...
After my six week check up with baby number one, I was antsy to get back to my workout routine. I worked out pretty consistently throughout my pregnancy with various gym classes and light weight lifting. Maintaining my regular exercise...
While I was pregnant, I decided I was going to get an IUD as soon as our daughter was born...but when I went to my post-op appointment, I talked myself out of it. My doctor said if you were not...
As we evolve into kissers of boo-boos, wipers of tears, and defenders against monsters, the importance of taking care of the number one hero, ourselves, becomes lost. It’s not intentional; we are moms, and we take pride in being the...

Mommy “Me Time”

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This past weekend my husband and I ventured up to Chicago to visit friends. I wanted to go to Chicago but I was dreading all the work that went into such a trip. My wonderful parents agreed to watch...
As a new mom, it took me several months to find my mothering stride. I remember the moment when our now-2-year-old daughter was around 8 months old, and I turned to my husband, a smile spreading across my face,...

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Weekend Events for Kids

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There are lots of great events for kids happening around Charleston this weekend! What's going on your calendar? *Please note – While we make every...