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Hitting the Babysitter Jackpot - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Hitting the Babysitter Jackpot

The perfect family babysitter. Their names and identities are protected like people in the witness protection program because we don’t want our neighbor to “steal” them. If we could, we’d officially draft them onto our “team” with non-compete clauses. When they leave us, we take months and maybe even years to recover from the breakup. […]

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New to Town? How to Successfully Navigate the Different Columbia Areas

When I first moved here, I had no clue how to navigate around town, or even navigate conversations about Columbia. I didn’t know what people were referring to when they said “Northeast” and I as equally confused when a friend suggested hanging out in “the Vista.” After 11 years here, I’m finally have a good bit of it figured […]

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The Perfect Father’s Day Tour :: Columbia’s Best Breweries and Distilleries

When you’ve been married as long as I have and celebrated 17 years of Father’s Days, it can be difficult to come up with something different to celebrate how much you appreciate the man (and dad) in your family’s life. I thought long and hard about what my husband likes, what he would really enjoy […]

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Weekend Events for Kids {January 23, 24, 25}

Friday, January 23 Free Fridays at the Zoo for Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties Richland and Lexington county residents are invited to enjoy Free Fridays at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden-only in January and February. The promotion will run Fridays through February 28. Free Fridays applies to Richland and Lexington county residents only; guests must present […]

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Moving House With Kids in Tow

Moving is no one’s idea of a good time. Oh, sure, there’s the excitement of picking out new paint colors or bathroom accessories, and a fresh start in a new place is always nice. But the logistics of it all — switching utilities, renting a truck or hiring movers, packing, loading, lugging — can make […]

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