Somewhere in the last year, between planning various mini-getaways, I had an epiphany. I hate hotels. To elaborate, I really hate taking our family of five on vacation and staying in a hotel. We end up crammed into one tiny...
Michele Shearin is an Army wife and homeschooling mom of three, and the director of the newly established Trinity Homeschool Academy, a ministry of International Praise Church. I met Michele at the beginning of my homeschool journey eight years...
July is National Picnic Month. Storied to have been founded by the American Bakers Association in 1952, National Picnic Month invites us to enjoy the great outdoors, summer sunshine, and of course, picnics. In celebration of National Picnic Month, here...
With back-to-school next month, many parents are scheduling eye exams for their children now to beat the rush. If your child has been asking about contact lenses, you may be wondering: Are they ready? (Ultimately your child's eye doctor...
As an on-the-go mom, I have so many competing daily priorities. Sometimes the daily routines can feel a bit overwhelming. Although technology is probably to blame for much of this fast-paced world in which we live, I can still...
Keep the learning (and fun) going all Summer with Richland Library’s Summer Learning Challenge. Read, attend programs or complete a learning activity of your choice to earn cool prizes and extra brain power. Get started online or at your...
Think back to the best ice cream you’ve ever had. Whether in a frozen tub, from a shop, or at a party. What made it so special? Was it the creaminess, the softness, the flavor, the toppings? Or was...
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 list of some of the...
If you are a mom who has birthed children, chances are you have looked at your body after baby and not recognized who you were looking at in the mirror. I'd like to give you a few ideas as...
I was walking through Target with my son and we saw the school supplies all being set out. The summer items were already dwindling and being replaced by crayons, markers, and notebooks. It’s July. Summers seem to be shorter and...
As moms, one of the things we juggle (on top of everything else) is planning birthday parties around Columbia for our children each year. At Columbia Mom, we want to make that task easier for you by bringing you...
My husband and I have been entrusted with the care and guidance of three beautiful, divine feminine souls. When our first daughter was born, we were only twenty-five and clueless about taking care of ourselves, much less a newborn....
When I became pregnant with my first child, I initially prayed for a boy. I imagined how he would grow up adventurous, unafraid of anything, later becoming a remarkable young man who tracked mud through the living room and...
Summertime is upon us! Time to let littles relax and have fun…playing outdoors, staying up late, and reading! Reading? YES! Research shows that kids who do not read over the summer can suffer from “summer slide” or “brain drain.” Did you...
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Michele Shearin is an Army wife and homeschooling mom of three, and the director of the newly established Trinity Homeschool Academy, a ministry of...

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