Megan Yongue

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Born and raised in Metro Atlanta, Megan fled the anxiety inducing traffic as soon as she could, attended the University of South Carolina where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Communications, and never looked back. She met her husband, unfortunately a Clemson Tiger, Neil, online (like all the cool kids do these days) and while planning their wedding she decided to add a bit more stress to her life and simultaneously obtained her Masters degree in Organizational Change and Leadership from Columbia College. She’s nothing if not ambitious! They have since dropped their anchor in Lexington, SC and welcomed their first baby girl, Lileigh (pronounced Lily - Neil is an educator and is well aware of what we've set her future teachers up for...you're welcome!), in January 2017. Megan works in healthcare administration, enjoys volunteering with the Junior Women’s Club of Lake Murray, crafting, coffee, reading, photography, and most of all, soaking up every moment possible with her rapidly growing tot! The last five years have been a whirlwind and she's looking forward to finding ways to slow down and enjoy all of her blessings!

Confessions of a Valentine Baby

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Disclaimer, the following post may contain full blown whining. It’s not in my nature, but I’m just going to let it out. Just this one time. Love me anyway? We all know, as moms, the...
Self Care of a Life Well Lived? | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Self Care or Life Well Lived?

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I’m doing it, I’m actually doing it. I’m sitting in a comfy chair in my favorite coffee shop, on a weekday morning. I’m streaming Pandora through my ear buds and I’m sipping coffee and...
“Mommy, what should I dream about?”: A Journey in Identifying Passion & Purpose | Columbia SC Moms Blog

“Mommy, What Should I Dream About?” A Journey in Identifying Passion & Purpose

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Every night it was the same routine. I’d brush my teeth and hop in the bed with a book and wait for my mom to come upstairs to tell me goodnight and that it...

Don’t Double the Mortgage :: A Letter to My Former Self During My First...

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Dear self, It’s happening, it’s really happening! You’re going to be a mom! I know your mind is racing with all of the exciting things you need to do to prepare, but if I...

But Who Will Feed Me? Facing Dependence on Her First Night Away

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Seven years. In seven years I’ve gone from fiercely independent to embarrassingly dependent. I was the girl who flew the coop and ventured beyond the state borders for college (and never looked back). I...
On a Mission for One Thing :: Husbands and Hobby Lobby | Columbia SC Moms Blog

On a Mission for One Thing :: Husbands & Hobby Lobby

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Let me start by saying, my husband is an absolute doll and most anything I ask him to do, he’s all in. He does, however, draw the line at any request to embark on a...
Church Shopping :: Foregoing Comfort to Find Your Village | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Church Shopping :: Foregoing Comfort to Find Your Village

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It Takes A Village When my husband and I began our family, one of the first things we knew we needed to do was find a church. The son of a Methodist pastor, Neil grew...