Leah Stuhler

Leah grew up in Western New York, lived in Chicago for 11 years, and now resides in South Carolina. Leah is a WAHM/SAHM to Giovanni and Raylan. Her amazing husband Tim proudly serves his country in the Air Force Reserves. Leah works in health insurance, is a writer/freelance editor and is a theater teacher. You can find her blogging at SecretsofMommyhood.me, where she shares about her life as a Christian mother, allergy mom and military wife. Leah is a Co-Editor and contributor for Columbia SC Moms Blog and is beyond excited to also be a part of Military Moms Blog! Photo credit: Emily Ann Photography.

Because We Could All Use A Little Bit Of Nostalgia

I tend to be a very nostalgic person. It makes me so happy to sit and reminisce over old family photos, videos, my college yearbook, and to talk about old times with friends and family.  I've...

A YA Summer Reading List For Mom

Hello. My name is Leah, I am 40 years old, and I am addicted to Young Adult (YA) fiction.  And when I say "addicted" I mean "ADDICTED." As in, YA books are pretty much the...

5 Ways to Feel Attractive When You’re Stuck at Home

Raise your hand if you've been in your pajamas and leggings for the past four weeks. Yep. Me too. I mean, let's face it. We're not leaving the house so why bother getting dressed, right?  Well, actually,...

Kids Eat Free {or Almost Free} Around Columbia

Going out to eat as a family can be fun. Of course, if you've got squirmy little ones, it can also be challenging, but it's always nice to get out of the house and...

Allergy Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats For Everyone

February is here and we all know what that means. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. While most moms look forward to this day as a way to love on their precious little ones,...

My Body Image :: A Confesssion

Some days I look in the mirror and I like what I see. Other days I look in the mirror and I hate what I see. Rarely, if ever, do I look in the mirror and...

The Story of Our Christmas Tree

Every year at Thanksgiving my family puts up our Christmas tree. If my husband had his way we’d put it up as soon as Halloween is over. But each year I insist we wait...

On Being Thankful

Some days I'm thankful. Other days I am all too aware of my problems and shortcomings. There are all the "I wish" thoughts that flood into my head. I wish we didn't have to live...

How to Have a Stress Free Holiday Season

Believe it or not, it's already October and that means the holidays are right around the corner. Yep, you heard me. Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before you know it. I don't know about you...

Working Outside the Home :: Adjusting to My New Normal

I walked into the house and called out "hello" to my husband and children. As I made my way into the kitchen, I smelled dinner cooking. There were completed homework papers on the table,...

Discovering Downtown Columbia’s Main Street

One afternoon as I was sitting at an outdoor table in front of Sweet Cream Company, I looked around me. I realized that despite all of the times I've been on Main Street in...

Happy National Ice Cream Day! Favorite Ice Cream Places Around Columbia (+ Freebies!)

You may not realize this but July is National Ice Cream month. A whole month to celebrate the cold drippy goodness that is ice cream!  In an effort to bring you, our valued readers, a...
When You Feel Alone as an Allergy Mom | Columbia SC Moms Blog

When You Feel Alone as an Allergy Mom

I stood there watching the kids enjoying their pizza. They were all sitting around the party table talking and laughing together. I looked around and saw the other moms making small talk with each...

A Spring Project For the Whole Family :: Creating a Fairy Garden

Spring is here and right along with it comes some beautiful weather. That gorgeous weather means it's a great time to spend some quality family time outdoors.  One way you can do that is to...

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