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Closet Cleanup: A Father's Day Surprise

Closet Cleanup: A Father’s Day Surprise

Dilemma: Messy Closet Occasion: Father’s Day Opportunity: My husband’s business trip Solution: Closet Cleanup for a Father’s Day surprise Neither my husband nor I are what you would call fashionable (unless it’s fashionably late, then yes! That is my husband!). Our clothing choices are based on functionality. His mostly business casual for work, and mine: […]

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To the Moms Who Came Before Me. . .

To the Moms Who Came Before Me. . .

Warm smells. That’s what I remember about my childhood visits to my grandparents’ house. Every morning, my grandma made me breakfast: oatmeal with a spoon full of honey and a pinch of salt. If I was lucky, I would also get a handful of fresh strawberries from Grandpa’s garden. Or perhaps a slice of Grandma’s […]

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4 Audiobooks to Share with Your Daughters

Even before I learned how to read, I loved stories. My mom had a magical way of sharing stories. If asked, she would say her love of stories came from being read to by her grandma, a retired school teacher, who would do all the different book character voices. Now that I’m an adult, I […]

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6 things I never experienced before Charleston

6 Things I Never Experienced Before Charleston

The first time I visited Charleston, I was very pregnant. We received the unexpected news that my husband’s job was being transferred to South Carolina early one Monday morning. Having never been to Charleston, we jumped in the car, and five hours later started exploring our soon-to-be community. Although living in Charleston was never a […]

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5 desserts for postpartum care

5 Charleston Desserts for Postpartum Care

“What’s one thing you are doing to better take care of yourself?” This question was recently posted on the Charleston Mom Blog contributors’ FB page. It was basically asking, as a busy mom, what do you do for self-care? Because we all agree, taking care of ourselves is important. My fellow contributors had some great […]

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