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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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Missing Respect

Every now and then I see the smile. You know the one that you get from another parent when your kid is being good, I mean really good, and having a respectful conversation in public. My son will speak to everyone like they are family. From running up to Police Officers to give them high […]

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Twin Mama, Plus One

My favorite shirt says “twin mama plus one.”  When my daughter was four-and-a-half-years-old, we welcomed twin boys into our family. I wouldn’t change a thing about how our family was completed, but overnight our lives went from manageable to chaos the moment we became outnumbered. The plus one part of parenting multiples makes things a […]

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