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An Open Letter to My Child's Birth Mother | Columbia SC Moms Blog

An Open Letter to My Child’s Birth Mother

For most of us, the month of November represents Thanksgiving. But did you know that it’s also National Adoption Month? These are two of my favorite things! In honor of National Adoption Month, I am writing a note of thanksgiving to our daughter’s birth mother. Dear Birth Mother of My Child,  First, thank you for […]

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5 Ways to Give Back This Thanksgiving in Columbia | Columbia SC Moms Blog

5 Ways to Give Back This Thanksgiving in Columbia

Thinking of ways to give this Thanksgiving? Already, it’s time to make turkey themed crafts and tug on sweaters. So, whatever your feelings on this sometimes controversial holiday, now is time to be thankful for all we have, a time to think of others. What better family tradition is there than giving? We as parents […]

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Why There’s No Such Thing as a Disabled Parent

What is a disabled parent? I interviewed many people – from wheelchair bound, to blind, to chronically ill, to mentally ill, to terminally ill – and do you know what I found? I found NO disabled parents in Columbia, South Carolina. Seriously.  Let me explain. For starters, when you call someone “a blind person,” you […]

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5 Common Adoption Myths Debunked

Many families are built through adoption. You’ve probably heard these adoption myths before. You may even have believed them! Now, it’s time to address some common misconceptions.  Myth #1: Adoption is a Tragedy I personally hate seeing this one. Yes, I know the kind of  trauma many kids and parents suffer that creates a need […]

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New Car Seat Law in SC | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Share to Save a Life :: New Car Seat Law in SC

In case you haven’t heard, there are new car seat laws here in South Carolina. This new law is based on the latest information on injuries to children in car accidents.  Last year, the Charleston Post and Courier reported that nearly 1,000 people died in car involved accidents on SC roads in 2016, many of them children. […]

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