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When the Local Headlines Scare Me | Columbia SC Moms Blog

When the Local Headlines Scare Me

I am smack in the middle. I’m tasked with both sheltering a boy and equipping him to protect himself. And most days, the news ignites my angst. One recent Midlands story prompted a chat with our middle schooler. Since our conversations are always pretty straight up and blunt, it didn’t take long. I told him […]

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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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Domestic Violence :: Stop the Cycle | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Domestic Violence :: Stop the Cycle

South Carolina currently ranks 5th in the nation for the number of women murdered by men as a result of domestic violence. Over the past month our community has been rocked to its core with several accounts of domestic violence on women. In the past month alone, a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department employee, Lindsey Lee, was murdered by her estranged […]

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#1 mom {Yes, You!} | Columbia SC Moms Blog

#1 Mom {Yes, You!}

Sometimes I am an amazing mom. I have deep and meaningful conversations with my girls, my baby eats well-balanced meals and has no screen time, and I am an adventurous and fun wife. And other times I communicate with my girls via text and emojis, my little dude has Cheetos and Jeopardy for dinner, and […]

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