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The Lie :: The Joy of Motherhood | Columbia SC Moms Blog

The Lie :: The Joy of Motherhood

If the title of this article looks familiar to you, then you’ve read or glanced at Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis. If you read my last article, you already know I temporarily deactivated my Facebook in an attempt to have more time and to find myself again. So I read a few self-help […]

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3 Reasons Why I Deactivated My Facebook Account | Columbia SC Moms Blog

3 Reasons Why I Deactivated My Facebook Account

Several of my friends have deactivated their Facebook accounts in the past. The reason most people deactivate from social media is to disconnect from “Fakebook” and have more time to engage in reality. Facebook is a place where I share pictures of my children and my life. Of course I display the parts of our […]

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When Your Teen is Troubled | Columbia SC Moms Blog

When Your Teen is Troubled

My son turned 13 a few months ago and his behavior is spiraling out of control. Like a lot of parents of teenagers, I am at my wits end and don’t know what else to do. Last month during a visit with his dad, my son and a neighbor boy broke the windows of someone’s […]

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5 Reasons Why I Love Having a Threenager | Columbia SC Moms Blog

5 Reasons Why I Love Having a Threenager

A “threenager” is a child who is three years old and acts like a little teenager. I have two teenagers and a three-year-old and their behaviors are all very similar. Que the sass, talking back, and sneakiness. Three has been much more challenging than age two. The terrible twos have nothing on a threenager. Three-year-old’s […]

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4 Lexington Restaurants You Need to Try Out | Columbia SC Moms Blog

4 Lexington Restaurants You Need to Try Out

Whether you just moved to Lexington or have been there your entire life, you’ll find the area is full of fantastic restaurants. Here are my favorite local, one-of-a-kind spots for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that are sure to please any palette.  Breakfast Creekside 711 East Main Street, Lexington, SC 29072 Sunday – Saturday: 6 a.m. – […]

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5 Reasons Why I Don’t Enjoy Being Pregnant

OK, don’t get me wrong. I love my kids, but I really don’t like pregnancy. Unrealistically, I wish a stork brought me my baby or I could be super rich and hire a surrogate. In our society, it feels like there is this pressure or expectation for expecting moms to love being pregnant. But that’s […]

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5 Favorite Halloween Books for Kids | Columbia SC Moms Blog

5 Favorite Halloween Books for Kids

It’s almost Halloween, and what better way to enjoy the upcoming festive holiday with your little one than with some fun, seasonal books? Not only are seasonal books great for getting into the spirit, but they are also great education tools that teach about other cultures and their traditions. I visited our local library recently […]

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