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cutting out the life clutter

Cutting Out The Life Clutter

Tired of waking up feeling like another day was going to pass me by with little success, I wanted something to change. As an overachiever  – wife-ing, motherhood, friendships and everything in between – was getting a C- from me at best. I wanted to pop out of bed ready to face the day and […]

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Four Ways to Set the New Year on Fire

I love a new year. It’s a fresh start, an opportunity to clean the slate, take a deep breath, and start again. Like everyone, I’ve always been one to set ambitious, all-or-nothing resolutions that then fall, one by one, by the wayside. Lose weight! Save money! Live life to the fullest! Sadly, my fresh slate […]

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My Decision to Stop Reading Parenting Books

My gas tank was running on fumes. With every day passing, I felt more defeated and deflated. I was feeling more helpless, frustrated, and admittedly resentful. I was desperate for change, and even just the slightest bit of improvement. I had been encountering several months of difficult behavior from my son and I finally felt […]

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Mom’s Guide to January: Family Events in Charleston

OverviewJanuary 1 - 6January 7 - 13January 14 - 20January 21 - 27January 28 - 31Overview Welcome to January! This month we are looking forward to starting off the new year with so many fun, family-friendly events going on around Charleston! From a Polar Plunge to Restaurant Week, Jazz Festival, and the Lowcountry Oyster Festival, [...]
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Happy Holidays! See You in 2018!

Laughter, snuggles, and holiday cheer! The team at Charleston Moms Blog is currently celebrating the season with our families and friends. From December 18 – December 31, we will not be posting new content on our blog (with the exception of one or two special pieces we have planned just for you). In the meantime, we’ll […]

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‘Twas the Night Before Motherhood

‘Twas the night before motherhood, when all through the room the nurses checked the monitors and you were still in my womb. The board highlighted our one major goal, a new precious baby with a sweet little soul. Your daddy was tucked away in his hospital chair, while I waited in boredom and thought, “How […]

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Habari Gani; A Closer Look at the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa

Habari Gani; A Closer Look at the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa

Habari Gani? This is Swahilli for ‘What’s the news?’, a greeting that is used during the week long celebration of Kwanzaa (December 26-January 1) and is answered by stating the day’s principle. Kwanzaa celebrates, uplifts, supports, encourages, educates, and reminds us of our African heritage that sometimes gets hidden within the world we live. My […]

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Facing Cancer this Christmas

There are moments in this life that stop you in your tracks. They shift your universe and make you start evaluating everything around you. One of these moments happened to our family last month, and I am grateful that it’s given us the opportunity to look at what is important and “cut the fat” from […]

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