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A Spark of Joy is Not Enough | Columbia SC Moms Blog

A Spark of Joy is Not Enough

A couple years ago, I read the uber-popular organizational book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. At the time I was intrigued by the author’s all or nothing approach of aggressively hitting the whole house in one go and purging items that don’t “spark joy.” Kondo’s organizational system consists of holding each […]

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5 Tips for Fighting Family Entitlement this Christmas - Columbia SC Moms Blog

5 Tips for Fighting Family Entitlement this Christmas

As parents, it’s easy to feel defeated before the gifts are even opened. Giving in to the commercialism seems inevitable, avoiding the materialistic bent of the season seems impossible. Americans are projected to spend on average close to $1000 per family on gifts alone this holiday season. That sum doesn’t include travel expenses, holiday décor, […]

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Simple Words That Impact Moms the Most - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Simple Words That Impact Moms the Most

When I first started homeschooling, I was apprehensive about facing public response. I have vivid memories from my childhood of strangers reacting to our family’s educational choices. Homeschooling back in the dark ages of the 80’s meant that 9 times out of 10 the responses weren’t good. People didn’t know what homeschooling was, or if they did, […]

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7 ways to celebrate the true meaning of easter - columbia sc moms blog

Beyond the Easter Basket :: 7 Ways to Celebrate the True Meaning of Easter

Heads up, mamas! Easter Sunday comes early this year on March 27. Not that you could miss it, since a plethora of themed products already crowds the shelves of every retail establishment across town! These days Easter, once a sacred holiday, has been taken over by bunnies and candy and all things pastel. I really […]

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