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Bringing Home Baby to Our Big Dog

Like many of you, our first baby was a fur baby. And we were in love. So when we got pregnant with our son, I was a bit apprehensive. Would our human baby like our fur baby? And vice versa? There were a lot of other voices that chimed into the conversation as well. Friends […]

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The Honest Truth

This is my first contribution to Charleston Moms Blog and in the interest of full disclosure, my eight-year-old ran away today. Yup. He packed a cooler with a box of gluten-free granola bars, four apples and two 20 oz. Nalgene bottles of water. (At least he was thinking healthy.) He then put it in a […]

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simplify your self-care

Simplify Your Self-Care

I told a massage therapist today that I haven’t had a lot of time for self-care because I have a three-year old and a ten month old. She laughed and said on my behalf, “Self-care? WHAT’S THAT?!” It’s a buzz word. All the mom blogs say we need to make time for self-care. There are […]

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I Want to be a Bad Mom

I recently went to see the “Bad Moms” movie with a bunch of my other mom friends. Just like any other night out without the kids and with a little wine involved, it was a fantastic evening. The movie was a little crass but absolutely hilarious and hit the pressures of motherhood right on the nose. […]

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12 Essential Manners

12 Essential Manners to Teach Your Kids

Is it me, or do kids these days seem socially awkward, discontent, and downright rude?  Not all kids, of course, but it seems that on a daily basis I’m out somewhere and completely appalled at what a youngster is getting away with. So, in case you were wondering what essential manners to teach your children, […]

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