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Celebrate International Babywearing Week with Fun, Local Events & More! Columbia SC Moms Blog

Celebrate International Babywearing Week with Fun, Local Events & More!

Babywearing lovers from around the world are gearing up to celebrate International Babywearing Week, and Babywearing International of Columbia has lots of local, fun events planned. The public is invited to join the celebration, which takes place from Wednesday, Oct. 5 through Monday, Oct. 10 and will feature all kinds of free or cheap events […]

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5 Things NOT to Say to Moms Who Don’t Breastfeed

It’s World Breastfeeding Week! The moms in our community have been attending breastfeeding events, playdates, and posting nursing photos all over social media. It’s a great way to promote how beneficial and important breastfeeding is, but it can also sting a little to those of us who weren’t able to breastfeed (or chose not to). […]

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How to Win the Mommy Wars

Yep, that’s right. I’m going to tell you how to win the Mommy Wars. I’m going to help you find out if babywearing, or breastfeeding, or strollers, or white noise machines, or co-sleeping, or disposable diapers, or homemade organic baby food will make you a better parent. Except, first you have to realize that when you […]

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6 “Secret” Baby Essentials

Welcome to motherhood! Before giving birth, you may have an idea of the gear you need to make your life easier, but soon enough, you’ll discover that some of the items you just had to register for have absolutely no useful place in your house. (I’m looking at you baby bathtub!) I’ve been introduced to […]

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Mother’s Milk vs. Mother’s Health :: Why I Chose to Wean My Son

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children be fed human milk for the first year of life. I’ve worked hard over the past 6 months to be able to breastfeed my son, Asher. But my days of feeding him with my own milk are over, thanks to a medical condition called growth hormone deficiency that […]

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The REAL Reason We Wear Our Babies :: A Tribute to Ariadne

As one of the local babywearing educators, I’ve written about why to wear your baby. I’ve written about how I started babywearing. I’ve written about how to choose a baby carrier, about carriers I like and carriers I love, about cheap carriers and expensive carriers and lots in between. But there’s one thing I haven’t […]

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Looking to Connect? Local Moms Groups Offer Friendship, Fun

When I found out our family was moving to Columbia, the very first thing I did was look for local moms groups. I wanted to know the good neighborhoods and schools, which areas to stay away from, the activities, the MOMS. Whether you are a new mom, expecting mom, new in town, or want to […]

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