Tag: children

Digital Detox Challenge :: A Delightful Day Ditching the Screens

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"Are you burnt out from doom scrolling on your phone, re-watching old sitcoms, and trying to maintain your sanity during the pandemic?" "Why, yes....

Vacation Bible School

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**Vacation Bible School is FREE!!!** Climb aboard for mountains of fun at Rocky Railway! On this faith-filled adventure, kids will discover that trusting Jesus pulls...

When My Son’s Anxiety Triggers My Anxiety

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One, two, three, breathe. One, two, three, breathe.  I repeated the mantra to myself three times before I responded to my son. His anxiety was...

Lyme Disease :: What Moms Need To Know

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May; the end of spring, the introduction to our hot, humid summer months in SC. And because it’s that time of year again where...

5 Tips to Raise Awesome Helpers

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As a mom, I’m sure you’ve learned by now how challenging it can be to keep your house clean. Between laundry, toys, cooking and...

Working Parent Household :: Finding Your Balance

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It can be difficult to find a balance within a household when there are two parents who work full time outside of the home....

6 Ways to Take the Stress Out of Video Chats With...

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  We are over a year into a global pandemic, and communicating through video calls is now a normal way of life for many. It...

Coping With My Last Baby Growing Up :: A Birthday Reflection

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I know it's now May, but lately, I've been reflecting on the month of March. March has always been a month that represents new beginnings...

The Dinnertime Battle :: Finally a Light at the End of...

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When my boys were toddlers, they'd eat whatever I put in front of them. Fruit, vegetables, meats, pasta...it didn't matter what it was, they'd...

Good Things are Afoot

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The pandemic brought complicated and personal struggles. Some lost work. Others were without housing or food. Some even lost family and friends. Some dealt...

Celebrating and Recognizing the Struggles of Military Children

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  It is no secret that military men and women sacrifice a tremendous amount for our country and our freedom. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines,...

Transitioning from One to Two Kids :: A Personal Story

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"What was the hardest thing about going from one kid to two," my sister-in-law asked while rubbing her six-month pregnant stomach. I glanced at her...

Celebrating Diversity and Differences :: A Conversation with Author Jessica Norwood

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We are raising children in a time of extreme division and pressure. It can leave parents wondering what they can do to make difference...

Saying Goodbye to Our Dog

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Last year I wrote a piece about caring for my aging dog. Her name was Callie and she was our "first born." She was...