Pregnancy and postpartum can be both an exciting phase of motherhood and an intimidating one. We hope this guide helps answer some of the endless questions on the minds of new and expectant moms. Special thanks to the featured...
Everyone tells you about the "terrible twos." If you're lucky, you'll even get warned about "threenagers." And we all know the teenage years can be challenging. But, no one warned me about nine. Who would have thought that a...
A writer from a sister site wrote a lovely ode to the wonderful world of 15-month olds. We have just entered that special age, and with it came the very first tantrum. Don't get me wrong, everything about this age...
When planning for a new baby to arrive there are many things you plan to do with/for your child. Maybe you want to exclusively breastfeed or you swear you will never let your toddler sleep with you. With my first...
My daughter has depression and recently tried to kill herself. We hospitalized her for her safety, and I'll write about that later - I know it's an important story to tell, but I'm still pretty raw from it.   I'm writing...
Each spring the South Carolina Association of School Librarians announces lists of the best books for grades K-12. There are four lists total, each consisting of 20 books that are recommended for picture books, children’s books, junior books, and...
We are THRILLED to partner with the Columbia Children's Theatre again to bring you a very special, family-friendly, holiday-themed opening night event for the production of Jingle Arrgh the Way! Join the Columbia SC Moms Blog at The Columbia Children's Theatre...
Dear Daughter,  Since the moment the ultrasound tech told me I was having a little girl, I dreamed of having a big sweet 16 birthday party for you. I wanted to be able to give you every wonderful experience that...
When my boys were babies, I loved giving them a bath. Carefully bathing them as they smiled and cooed. Watching them splash in the water and play in the bubbles. And who doesn't love giving their little baby a...
Each spring the South Carolina Association of School Librarians announces lists of the best books for grades K-12. There are four lists total, each consisting of 20 books that are recommended for picture books, children’s books, junior books, and...
I love playdates! As a work-from-home/stay-at-home mom, I'll take any opportunity to get out of the house with my kids, meet up with some friends, and have fun! Don't get me wrong, I'm all for playdates at someone's house,...
As a kid, I couldn't wait for summer vacation to begin! No more homework, lots of time to play with friends and endless activities to look forward to - what more could a child want? I grew up right here...
On a scorching hot Tuesday last July, my kids and I decided to head out of town and take a day trip to Richardson's Lake Water Park and Outdoor Recreation Area. We had a blast! Located in Warrenville right near Aiken,...
Maybe that title seems strange to you. In this day and age, why would you not choose to send your child to preschool? After all, most children do attend at least one year, and there is a lot of information...
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Moms to See in the 803 :: Kay Hughes

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Recently I had the opportunity to interview Kay Hughes. She’s an educator, wife, mama to Kobe, and a businesswoman. She’s on a mission to...

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