I was reading one of those Top Ten Things to Do in South Carolina or some such list one day and thinking, "All these things are pretty far away. Charleston, Greenville, blah, blah, blah ..." And then one of...
Events and happenings around Columbia look different than they used to. While many places aren't offering in-person get togethers, they are offering virtual activities to keep kids entertained and learning. And while some places might not be open to...
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...
If you have kids at home right now, they are probably constantly looking for something to do and something to eat. These quick and inexpensive ideas will solve both problems - for a while at least. These three are...
Mother's Day is right around the corner, and this year is undoubtedly different than those in the past. It's not as easy to go out to the store and let your kids pick out a gift. And the cute...
To say we are living in different times is an understatement. And there are so many people going the extra mile to help make sure WE stay safe and that our lives run as smooth as possible - teachers,...
As a stay-at-home mom, I’ve gotten pretty creative with how I occupy my daughters (ages three and five) all day. One of their favorite activities is joining me in the kitchen to whip up delicious treats and snacks. It's a...
Earth Day is an annual celebration that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect Earth’s natural resources for future generations. It is designed to educate and inspire the people of this...
Looking for something exciting to do with the kids that gets everyone outdoors, enjoying nature, and working together towards a common goal? Scavenger hunts are an excellent solution! And the best part? Our neighborhood scavenger hunts keep you close to...
Spring Break is upon us, but this year many of our family vacations will simply be the walk from the front door to the mailbox. How can we help our children break the monotony of homeschooling for a short...
Are you desperate for things to play outside but hate that you can't go to the park? The necessary closing of all public parks, including state parks, has left many of us moms wondering how to get out kids outdoors...
Schools are closed and kids are at home. So how do you keep your children entertained while educating them too? Here are ten suggestions that will not only keep your children busy but also help you bond with them. These...
Right now we are all going through some difficult times. Whether you're home with your kiddos in your new role as parent/teacher, or you're still having to go to work and worry about what health risks you might be...
Columbia area families may not be able to attend some of our favorite Easter egg hunts this year, but with a little help from our neighbors, we can go on an Easter egg hunt while still practicing social distancing....
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Space Week returns to the South Carolina State Museum from July 18 through July 26. This special week-long event includes space themed shows, exhibits...

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