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Ode to October

Ode to October

The excitement at dusting off decades old decorations. The plethora of local festivals and fun-filled events. The promise of a wide-open pumpkin patch. The slimy feeling of pumpkin guts. The salty roastedness of pumpkin seeds. The daily dilemma to cave to my craving for pumpkin spice lattes. The thrill of busy soccer weekends. The friendly […]

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Stroller Workouts with Fit Mommy Charleston

Stroller Workouts with Fit Mommy Charleston

*This post is sponsored by Fit Mommy Charleston. All opinions expressed are our own. Recently, a few of the Charleston Moms Blog team members had the opportunity to participate in a Fit Mommy Charleston class. Fit Mommy Charleston is a stroller group fitness program for moms and children in strollers. Moms have the opportunity to do a killer workout […]

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Honoring my dad

Honoring My Dad

When does that shift happen from blaming our parents to honoring them? For me, this shift happened in my 30’s. I stopped blaming my dad for my own faults and looked at him closely and realized that much of my goodness comes from my father. My dad taught me how to find happiness no matter […]

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6 months old puppy

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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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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Over time, this view became commonplace (craziness!)!

Lucky and Thankful

Isn’t it amazing how we become so used to things in our everyday life? If you’re like me, you probably go through the day from one scheduled commitment to the next, but don’t really take the time to appreciate the things that happen or exist along the way to make it all possible.  Years ago, […]

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How to Take on Life

How to Take on Life

Listen, we have all done it. I mean, we are all moms here, right? You look at that fancy mom, you know the one…hair fixed, makeup on, perfectly dressed children who would never dare to spit up on her, and she looks like she has it all under control and we think to ourselves, “How […]

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