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Huck Finn Fishing Festival and Moultrie Family Fun Day

Join the Charleston Parks Conservancy for Moultrie Family Fun Day in conjunction with the City of Charleston’s Huck Finn Fishing Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Colonial Lake. The Fishing Festival begins at 8:30 a.m. Ages 4 to 12 are welcome to participate; cost is $3 per participant. Awards will be given to top finishers in each age group. Registration takes place on the day of the event. Head to adjacent Moultrie Playground from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for games, activities, food trucks Brunch Holiday and Area 51 and a City of Charleston fire truck. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources and West Marine are also partners in the event. For more information, visit

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Movies at Magnolia featuring “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

Join the Charleston Parks Conservancy for a family fun movie night at Magnolia Park & Community Garden on Friday, Sept. 21.

Come at 6 p.m. for themed activities, and food and drinks available for purchase. Bring chairs and blankets; the movie will begin at dark (about 7:15 p.m.). Pets on leashes are welcome. Magnolia Park is located at 0 Sycamore Ave. in West Ashley.

In the 2017 iteration of “Jumanji,” four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way to escape is to work together to finish the game. This film is rated PG-13. Admission is free, but registration is appreciated. Secure a free ticket online at

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The Power of Uncertainty

As a mom, uncertainty is pretty much a given. Will my child like this. eat that, do well there? Am I doing this whole motherhood thing right? (Spoiler alert: if your child is fed and loved, you are!) And sometimes often we are faced with decisions that feel really difficult to make, with the answers […]

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Remember what's sacred

Remember What’s Sacred

Remember what’s sacred. This phrase keeps coming up for me these days. As a society, I feel that we have lost a sense of sacredness. Sacredness, which is defined as having divine quality or worthy of respect and reverence, seems to be lost in present day life. In our schools. In our families. In our […]

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Soul Sisters!

Is there anything better than having a soul sister? I don’t think much can top it! My best friend is definitely more like a sister to me. Her mom watched me from the time I was six-weeks-old, and then two years later my friend was born.  Over the years we went through all the things […]

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Sincerely, Your Pen Pal

I  feel like my calendar is going crazy sometimes between ballet, soccer, lyrical, art club, and running club…and that’s just for my two kids. Once you add in my husband’s travel schedule and the few things that I need to do, I feel like the only time we communicate is on a screen. However, there […]

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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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