Tag: moving

Finding Gratitude During COVID

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2020 is the first year many of us can agree: it sucked.  A lot, if not most of us, know someone that has been...

Moving During a Pandemic

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We moved during a pandemic.   Now, this may seem stressful and a terrible idea, but let me tell you why we did it and...

Leaving Home

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As I type this I really should be packing, or logging into accounts and changing my address. Maybe securing power at our new house,...

5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Home in Columbia for Your...

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I’m a mom of two and I know firsthand how crazy this stage of life can be. Add in the stress of buying or...
Grandma, I Promise Distance Won’t Change Anything - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Grandma, I Promise Distance Won’t Change Anything

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My husband and I did the unthinkable three years ago. We moved eight hours away from both sets of grandparents. We started a brand...

Moving with Children :: A Beautiful, Chaotic Mess

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What a beautiful picture to envision … a brand new home, your children running around the backyard, and picking out rooms. You picture lovely...

10 Things I Learned When I Moved to the South

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I was born and raised in Western NY. When it was time to head off to college, I chose a place in Pennsylvania and...

Why I Am Grateful for My “Nomadic” Childhood

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No, I am not a military brat (although my dad is a Marine). I am the daughter of a man who left the military...

13 Tips for Selling and Staging a House with a Toddler

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Toddlers are tiny tornadoes of destruction. They can tear apart a tidy room in about five minutes. Certainly NOT what you’d call conducive to...

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Building a New Family Home

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Nearly five years ago, we moved into my parents' basement after the recession and job loss left us struggling to make ends meet. Two years...

The Hard Part of Moving Away

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It wasn't an easy decision to move states away from my hometown -- my family, my friends, my life. But my husband and I...

5 Things I Love About Living in West Columbia

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I'm a glutton for research. So when my husband got the job out near the Congaree Swamp and that agent started driving me around...

7 Tips for Moving With a Toddler

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Two months ago, we sold our house and moved across town … with our toddler. Moving is a serious transition for anyone and when...

Welcome Home :: Helping Kids Adjust To Life In A New...

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Moving is challenging. Period. South Carolina is the fifth state I've called home. Columbia is the first state I've moved to as a mommy!...