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Family-Fun Day Trip :: Richardson’s Lake Water Park and Outdoor Recreation Area

On a scorching hot Tuesday last July, my kids and I decided to head out of town and take a day trip to Richardson’s Lake Water Park and Outdoor Recreation Area. We had a blast! Located in Warrenville right near Aiken, it’s about an hour drive – perfect for a quick day trip! One of my friends […]

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Passing on the Party - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Passing on the Party

I hate to admit it, but I can’t stand throwing birthday parties for my daughters. Not because of the expense or the effort. Not because I overdo the details and wear myself out. I am by no means a Pinterest mom, and am instead much more of a Pinterest fail mom. So I don’t even […]

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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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Top 5 Family Vacation Destinations Near Columbia - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Top 5 Family Vacation Destinations Near Columbia

With Summer quickly approaching, dreams of family summer adventures begin to emerge on the “end of the school year” horizon. The choices for family getaways can sometimes seem overwhelming. Questions like “Will this be something that all ages will enjoy?” and “Will this break the bank?” often come to mind. As a mother of three […]

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Road Trip Packing: Lessons in Space - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Road Trip Packing :: Lessons in Space

Traveling from South Carolina to Texas with an 8-month-old and a 3-year-old is daunting enough, but when you’re a Prius driver, things get trickier. I made the upgrade to the Prius V last year, but compared to popular mommy-mobiles, there is one thing I am still missing – SPACE. Looking at our mountain of stuff compared to our efficient […]

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Nobody is Cool at Disney World - Columbia SC Moms Blog

No One is Cool at Disney World

Let me preface this by saying I have never actually considered myself cool prior to having children or making the pilgrimage to Disney World, but after returning from the “The Happiest Place on Earth” recently, I know beyond a shadow of a doubt how uncool I really am … along with everyone else. No one dresses […]

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Vacation With A Purpose :: Fathom Impact + Travel

Columbia SC Moms Blog is honored to partner with Fathom Travel Ltd. to bring our readers the following post. All opinions are our own. Do you love traveling to new destinations, experiencing different countries and cultures while also helping make our world a better place? Imagine taking a trip to one of the top destinations in the Caribbean, the […]

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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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