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The Wide World of Play Dates

The Wide World of Play Dates

“Can I pleaseeeee go to a friend’s house?” is the first question I’m greeted with when I walk in the door. My favorite five-and-a-half year old has recently discovered the world of play dates and she is obsessed. From our yard, I can see several other houses, so I’m comfortable with her riding her bike […]

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Steps to Building a Relationship With Your Child’s New Teacher

Steps to Building a Relationship with Your Child’s New Teacher

Back to school time in the Lowcountry is upon us. The excitement of back to school shopping, meeting new school friends, and preparing your child for the rigorous academics for the next grade is in full swing. While school supply shopping and academics are important, keep in mind that building a relationship with your child’s […]

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Prepare Your Kids for the Solar Eclipse with Space Racers Eclipse Kits

Prepare Your Kids for the Solar Eclipse with Space Racers

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Space Racers, but the opinions expressed are our own.The solar eclipse is coming! By now you’ve probably heard the buzz around town, as Charleston is one of the last U.S. viewing spots to see the total solar eclipse on August 21st. While my husband and I are excited, (he […]

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Back to School Shopping Tips for Tax-Free Weekend! (Plus a Printable Shopping List!)

Back-to-School Shopping Tips for Tax-Free Weekend! (Plus a Printable Shopping List!)

Shopping, and especially back to school shopping, can really add up and drain our wallets quickly. While the excitement of a new school year and brand new supplies can be exciting for our kids, it’s not as exciting for our bank accounts. Fortunately, there’s one weekend a year that we can shop tax-free, and it […]

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Does My 7-Year-Old Really Need Braces?

*This post on orthodontic care is sponsored by Charleston Orthodontic Specialists. All opinions expressed are our own. Most people remember wearing braces during their high school years. If they were lucky, the braces came off just before senior portraits and graduation. Based on that experience, parents assume that their own children won’t need to see an […]

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A Summer Solstice Celebration

Most years, the first day of summer is my favorite day because it’s my birthday! I also firmly believe in celebrating any, and every, summer holiday. The past two summers have been lacking in celebration as last year I was still juggling almost one-year-old twins, and the year before that I was 34 weeks pregnant […]

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