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Why Have Only One Day of Christmas When You Can Have 25 - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Why Have One Day of Christmas When You Can Have 25?

When I had my first child, I was surprised what a letdown Christmas was. Granted, at his first Christmas he was only 6 weeks old, so you can’t expect much more than him laying there in a holiday-themed outfit posed with gifts or smiling family members. And the second Christmas at a year and a half wasn’t much better. By […]

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True Life :: I Have an Addiction

My mom confession: I’m an addict. We all have things we just can’t remove from our lives for whatever reason. Some people have an addiction to things that are very unhealthy, like alcohol or recreational drugs. Other people have less harmful obsessions like reading, cleaning or eating ice cream. (For the record, I am definitely NOT addicted […]

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Ultimate Guide to Kid-Friendly Fall Events in Columbia

Fall is approaching in Columbia, which means that even though it’s still almost 90 degrees, we are digging out our boots, sweaters, all things pumpkin spice, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Personally, I love fall. It brings a bevy of birthdays in my family (mine, my daughter’s and my father’s are all […]

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Why We Spend Our Vacation at Home {and maybe you should too!}

stay·ca·tion ˌstāˈkāSHn/ noun informal noun: staycation; plural noun: staycations; noun: stay-cation; plural noun: stay-cations a vacation spent in one’s home country rather than abroad, or one spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions. As a working mom, I’m often a bit jealous of the laid back, relaxing summers that families with a […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts for Visiting Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve :: A Local SC Attraction

I was reading one of those “Top Ten Things to Do in South Carolina” or some such list one day and thinking, “All these things are pretty far away. Charleston, Greenville, blah, blah, blah …” and then one of them caught my eye: Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve in Lexington County! There is a waterfall! It is free! […]

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Birth Stories :: My Experiences with VBAC (and What You Need to Know)

Birth is a funny thing. It is powerful. It is amazing. It is miraculous. And above all else, it is unpredictable. Whenever a gathering of moms or moms-to-be talks about birth, there are always different groups — cliques, really — that fall together. You have the “sign me up for a C-section!” group; the “all natural, no medication, out-of-hospital […]

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