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The Dreaded Mom Shame

I’ll be the first to admit it, I’ve been mom-shamed. What’s worse is that I’ve also been the one shaming others. Mom shaming is worse than high school drama, in my opinion. And sadly, sometimes, you can’t help but do it. It’s how you recover and change from it that makes the difference. This way […]

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Handling Grief After a Loss

There are many of us on the Charleston Moms Blog team who have experienced some type of loss, whether it be from a miscarriage, stillborn, or infant or child loss. And we have been vocal about our losses with the hopes of connecting and finding solace with our readers. It’s truly empowering to be able […]

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What happened to “It Takes A Village”?

What happened to “It Takes A Village”?

We all know that saying, “it takes a village”, mostly referring to raising kids, yet so many of us don’t actually live or practice what that saying actually means.  In many other countries, that ‘village’ is real, and they take care of each other and raise one anothers’ children. Many rural areas (not in the […]

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An ode to my body

An Ode to My Body

I’ve been thinking of how to write this post for months. It’s extremely difficult, as I’m sure my readers can imagine, to write about such an important, yet touchy, topic. The female body, our bodies, whether you’re a mother that has given birth, a mother to fur babies, or no babies at all. We’ve all […]

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