Dear Caroline, I write this letter to future you. By the time you’re old enough to understand, you probably won’t even remember much of what life is like right this moment. You probably won’t remember the wonderful chaos of being...
Growing up as an only child, I always dreamed of having a big family. I could imagine family reunions and holidays filled with lots of people, lots of food, and lots of fun. When I got married, my husband...
A pregnancy brings with it a great deal of excitement and anticipation. My boys are six and four, and recently, they have become very interested in the arrival of boy number three, who will be here in September. Since...
It was a cool winter day in SC, (so you know, it was probably 60 degrees) and I was 36.5 weeks pregnant. I was about to go to sleep when all of the sudden, POP, there goes my water!...
This is my second (and very likely my last) time being pregnant. I've got my boy and I'm getting my girl, so I probably won't fight my husband on his insistence that this is IT. Things are pretty different this...
The third trimester of pregnancy is well-known for being the most physically uncomfortable as the bump that started in the first or second trimester continues to grow. It also is the trimester when women get a boost of nesting energy as they...
As I lay in a supported position with the soles of my feet touching and my hands on my belly, I could feel my baby fluttering around in my growing belly. I wasn’t in my own bed or at...
The second trimester of pregnancy is well-known as the "easiest trimester" as many first trimester symptoms have gone away. It also is the trimester when women start to "look pregnant" and have other symptoms relating to their weight gain....
I first met Angela Yong Sellers, owner and creator of Fit Columbia, about a year ago at an aerial silk yoga session with some of my leadership friends. Wait... a what? Yes, an aerial yoga session! Have you ever...
Presented by Columbia SC Moms Blog, City Moms Blog Network, Spirit Communications Park, and hosted by our Sister Sites. Who :: This event is geared towards Columbia area moms who are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last year, foster moms of...
The first trimester of pregnancy is well-known for symptoms of fatigue, nausea, increased urination, and breast tenderness. But how do these symptoms really affect women's day to day lives? I crowdsourced and asked my family and friends to complete...
While teen pregnancy rates are declining, teenagers still get pregnant. Just two weeks ago I sat in an OB/GYN office across from a pregnant high school girl. I couldn't help but hurt for her while I thought back to...
New moms get loads of advice, whether they ask for it or not! Personally, I'm not a fan of unsolicited advice, but IF asked, I do like to recommend books.  Many people are split on whether reading books before having...
2017 was another great year for the Columbia SC Moms Blog! We are so thankful to all you, our readers, who were right there with us as we shared stories about our families, highlighted all the fun things to...
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We would be delighted to have you as our guest at FIRST! This congregation has been opening its doors to thousands of Columbia families...