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Healing in Motherhood | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Healing in Motherhood

Cupping. It’s a technique some athletes use to improve the rate of recovery after training. It leaves red, circular spots on their skin due to the strong suction. In some cases, it can leave pretty substantial bruising. Reportedly, these marks can last several weeks, so it’s obviously a painful process. I feel like I should have […]

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Realistic Toddler Affirmations | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Realistic Toddler Affirmations

Do you remember seeing that viral video of a little girl shouting affirmations to herself in the mirror? If you missed it, take 50 seconds to watch because it’s kind of important to this article:  There are many benefits to using affirmations. Saying positive affirmations daily helps you focus on positive things over negative. Throughout […]

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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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