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“I’m Rooting for You” {A First-Timer on the First Day of School}

It came out of nowhere.  A rush of emotions were ready to spill out of me, but we were about to go on a tour of kindergarten, and I had to get it together.  How did this happen so quickly?  Where did the time go?  Every cliche’ in the book about your child growing up […]

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Explaining Homelessness to a Four Year Old

Here in Charleston, you’ve heard about the clearing of Tent City-the tiny house project and the multitude of non-profits, higher education institutions and concerned citizens looking out for the 5,040 homeless men, women, and children living in the streets of the Holy City. I’m ashamed to say I never really thought much about this epidemic […]

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Come Join the Band at Songs For Seeds

{Disclaimer:: This is a sponsored post but the below comments and statements are our own. We would not promote something we did not believe to be true.} From the moment my daughter was born, she loved music. I turned everything into a song for her – diaper changes, feedings, bath time. Despite my singing voice, […]

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Rosemary’s Smile

A huge smile beamed across the room of our Babygarten library circle, and a gentle soul with blond hair looked up at me.  My friend Danielle introduced me to Rosemary, commenting that “she always has the best smile.”  She was right.  It was one of the brightest smiles that I had ever seen.  When she […]

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10 Things I’ve Learned as a Transplant to CHS

Manners count: use your sir and ma’am. It felt so foreign to me the first time I used “ma’am” and even more so when someone said it to me! I am someone who takes manners very seriously so I immediately asked around about what, how, and when my kids should use the terms of respect. […]

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Life-Saving Skills for Teens in SC Schools {#cprinschools}

{Disclosure: We’ve partnered with the American Heart Association to bring you this post. All opinions are our own. We would not promote something we did not believe to be true.} Did you know that over 425,000 people in the United States suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital every year? Throughout the last two years, many […]

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The Mom’s Guide to Diggers, Dozers, and Rollers

I’m hoping other moms-of-boys will be able to relate to an internal struggle I’ve been having as I attempt to parent my almost-three-year-old son with honesty and integrity. I don’t know the proper names of construction trucks. When my son first began noticing construction sites and pointing to trucks as we passed them on the […]

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Teacher Gifts That Pass the Test

Temps are on the rise, and the countdown to the last day of school is heating up, too! In hopes of simplifying your annual sprint-to-the-finish-line, here is a brief list of locally owned businesses that can help you cross those teacher gifts off your “to do” list. Plus, these businesses are owned by women, so…shop local? […]

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