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The Day My Son Almost Drowned - Columbia SC Moms Blog

The Day My Son Almost Drowned

Newsflash: it’s hot here in South Carolina. When the heat rolls in, there are only two sensible options: retreat into the air-conditioned bliss of home, car, or store; or venture outward and find any bit of water deep enough to cool off in. All the better if the water will be populated with friends and their […]

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Columbia's Guide to Splash Pads, Spray Pools, Mist Pads and Water Parks {2016} - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Columbia’s Guide to Splash Pads, Spray Pools, Mist Pads and Water Parks {2016}

Let’s face it, they don’t call Columbia “Famously Hot” for nothing. Temperatures easily reach three digits long before the official start of summer. The best advice to beat the heat is to either find an indoor play area, or hit one of the local splash pads, spray pools, mist pads or water parks. And luckily, there […]

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Take an Education Vacation - Go Around the World without Leaving Your Zip Code - Columbia SC Moms Blog - Calvert Academy

Take an Education Vacation :: Go Around the World Without Leaving Your Zip Code

Note:  This post is sponsored by and written in collaboration with South Carolina Calvert Academy. Have you ever thought of traveling around the world and back in one summer? It can be done for a very minimal cost and be educational for your family too! Each summer, my daughters pick a different country “to visit.” […]

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the best free or almost free activities in columbia

The Best FREE (and almost free) Activities in Columbia for 2016

Splash Pads Columbia’s got 13 splash pads, all of them free (call the rec department to be sure they’re turned on). They range from bare bones at Heathwood Park to pretty awesome at Drew Park. Take a lunch, some sand toys if the park’s got sand, and make a day of it. Not downtown? Lexington’s Corley Street […]

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