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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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Distracted as a mother

Distracted As A Mother

I have probably started typing this blog entry about six or seven times now, and I’m still sitting here staring at a blank page. It’s not that the ideas haven’t been flowing, because they surely have. I think at this point, I have about ten different “topics” that I’ve started to try and formulate into […]

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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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Portrait of a little girl with orthodontic appliance .

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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Time-where does it go

Time – Where Does It Go?!

We all have the same 24 hours in each day. I’ve heard it a million times. Yet, I continue to marvel at the people who manage to “do it all.” I think those people are actually wizards who have some kind of time manipulation device, because it really seems impossible to fit everything in each […]

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Turning 40

Turning 40.

Two weeks ago, I turned forty. Forty. 40. 4-0. And I’m having a hard time. Any girl who has lived within her 40’s, for any length of time, has assured me that I will love it. Girlfriend after girlfriend has given me a glimpse into the self-assured, confident, peaceful life of one within her fourth […]

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