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A Bucket List for Moms

When I was in college; single and kid-free; I was an adventurer.  I went away on weekend getaways.  I tried unknown foods at trendy restaurants.  I did study abroads in South Africa.  I was spontaneous.  I showered regularly.  A true daredevil. And now, I’m happily married with three adorable children and a dreamy life in […]

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12 Signs You’re a Spouse of a Doctor [in Training]

The medical industry in cities across the nation can often times provide a community within a community, especially in the areas of Medical School and Residency/Fellowship. Here in Charleston, it’s no different. When you come across another mom at the park, school, grocery store…there is an immediate bond when finding out you share this common thread, […]

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Poke”Mom” Go

Finding ourselves on the back end of a 1,000 mile move to Charleston, where the only person that we knew was our realtor, was a bit overwhelming.  The thing is, people do that everyday.  I’ve moved a lot in my life, but mostly within a 30-mile radius.  This was different.  I left my career, family, […]

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Surviving Your Baby’s Sleep Regression

What is a sleep regression? Ahh, sleep regression. Those two words are enough to send intelligent, highly-capable parents running for the hills (and the coffee).  By definition, a sleep regression,  “generally describes a phase or season in which a baby who normally sleeps well suddenly starts waking more often at night, and refusing naps (or taking very short […]

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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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ANNUAL PERFORMANCE

Annual Performance Review

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost one year since I completely changed careers. It was the third career change for me in 14 years. I began in sports marketing, jumped to church youth work, and in August of 2015, I set about the task of scaling Mt. Stay-At-Home-Mother. (I’m still climbing.) At my previous […]

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EVIDENCE

Evidence Your Hubby Works Away…

Having a husband who works away can be entertaining, hectic, messy and downright exhausting.  The delirium can sometimes turn into hilarity when we are left up to our own devices.  Here are a few pieces of evidence that show your hubby works away: 1. You are teleported back into the 70’s. While my husband is […]

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The Outtakes

Today was a mess of errands. Hither, there, and yonder. My youngest is potty training, so when we were at home he was naked, and when we went out he was in training pants. We carted the oldest to and from camps, got some groceries, met a guy about a thing, bought stamps and looked for chairs […]

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Mommy in Time Out

I deserve a Time Out.  On the stairs. No toys laptop or sewing machine.  The charge?  Rudeness.  Sarcasm.  Shortness of Temper.  Sassiness.  Using my Outside Voice.  Overuse of Giant Sighs of Frustration and the Phrase “Are you KIDDING me right now?!?!?” And I’m pretty sure the verdict was unanimous…I need a major time out. And as soon […]

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MYRTLE

More Than Golf in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun, family-friendly road trip from the Charleston area?  Head North on Highway 17 to Myrtle Beach!  This area of course is known for it’s 100 + golf courses; however, there’s more. If you like beaches, boardwalks, arcades, restaurants and fun, then look no further….Did you know that Myrtle Beach is the hub […]

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