Asking for help isn't easy, but sometimes, not having help is harder - too hard. And for that reason, we as parents soon learn that we have to learn a new skill: asking for help. In our culture, we seem...
Everyone loves a handmade gift for special holidays, but it can be an overwhelming task to take on. Below are five super easy and inexpensive crafts you can tackle with your toddler to create those perfect handmade gifts for Valentine's Day.  Toilet...
In my house, if you say it, you stick to it. That's why, as a parent, my own parents taught me to be very careful when it came to threats and promises. My husband and I, a total tag...
I don't know about you, but the holidays get me feeling extra crafty! Whether I'm making crafts for loved ones' holiday gifts, or just filling up those long winter days, I'm always looking for new projects to do with...
Recently, I posted on my social media page regarding my toddler's nap time and grocery shopping. Surprisingly, I wasn't the only mommy with this problem or who felt this way. Thanks to my 20-month-old, grocery shopping has become my...
  "Mommy cried," my 3-year-old tells my husband as soon as he gets home. He’s always telling on us to each other, so I knew it would come up. "Mommy cried" is the most simple explanation of what actually happened, so...
Ah, October. Finally, the temperatures have dipped to make outdoor activities slightly more bearable than they were a month ago. In addition to milder days spent at the zoo, the park, and the Riverwalk, October also means fun seasonal...
Fashion has always been a mystery to me. Like how do you match those crazy patterned leggings? I can never find a shirt that looks right with them. Also, when did baggy shirts come back in style? And why...
When we completed potty training with our third child I remember shouting from the rooftops (OK, not really, it was just Facebook) that we were ‘almost’ a diaper free house. Little did I know that we would be embarking...
Looking for something FREE to do with your kids now that we are in the thick of summer? Check out this list!  Splash Pads and other FUN with water Columbia’s got several splash pads, all of them free (be sure to call...
It's 10,000 degrees outside in Columbia right now, which makes it the PERFECT time to log some quality time at the library, or cuddle up with some iced tea and a stack of great books at home! While we...
Once upon a time my mother would read to us every night. We would go from book to book and explore each experience and the feelings they created within us. We read everything from the hilarious Amelia Bedelia, tongue...
Have you heard about love languages? It's basically five different ways to show your love for someone else. As an adult, you can take a quiz to see what ways you like to be loved, and how you prefer...
Although it's technically the first few days of summer, it honestly it feels like it's been here for months. As a stay-at-home mom, one of the things I've been thinking a lot about is how I'm going to entertain...
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With a goal to support learning, creating and sharing over the summer, Richland Library has a new option for families to add to their reading...

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