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Welcome to 40

I recently turned 40. I’m not sure when all of that happened, but it’s true. I think the blur of childrearing has made me forget so much, including my age. I still feel like I am in my 20’s which is great until I move too quickly or realize I have five kids depending on […]

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6 Great Birthday Gifts for Babies | Columbia SC Moms Blog

6 Great Birthday Gifts for Babies

Ah, another Saturday, another stack of invitations to baby’s birthday parties. But what do you buy for the squishy toddler who has everything? Another toy to clutter up their living room? Their 10,000th stuffed animal? Or how about something fun and different that the parents might actually be excited about? Here are some of my […]

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Stress-Free Spots for Columbia Birthday Parties | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Stress-Free Spots for Columbia Birthday Parties

I have no shame in admitting that I really dislike throwing birthday parties for my daughters. Birthdays are very big events in my family, and I absolutely love celebrating my children’s special days. But throwing their parties has always stressed me out. I never get to participate and enjoy the time. Instead I’m scrambling around, coordinating […]

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The View From My Thirties | Columbia SC Moms Blog

The View From My Thirties

This is not advice about wrinkle creams. I have no idea which ones do or don’t make you look younger. It’s a story about getting my driver’s license renewed. This no doubt sounds horribly boring, but bear with me.  I am turning 35 in a few days. I also had to renew my license this […]

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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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How to Choose the Perfect Flowers for Any Occasion

Flowers are a simple and thoughtful gift for any occasion, but oftentimes it can be a challenge to figure out which arrangement best communicates your message. From welcoming new neighbors to expressing your condolences, knowing the symbolism and connotation of flower types and flower colors can help you in choosing just the right arrangement. Important […]

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hosting a nutrious and fun birthday party

Hosting a Nutritious (and Fun!) Birthday Party

In an effort to reduce unrefined sugar and dyes so prevalent at birthday parties, we tried some alternative sweets. While I do appreciate the celebratory sentiment behind serving sweets kids’ birthday parties, I wondered if we could stray away from unrefined sugars. This is in an effort to teach my kids how to minimize habits that contribute to […]

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