Tag: Safety

South Carolina Snakes and Spider Safety Guide

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If you’re new to Columbia, or maybe even lived here your whole life, you may not know which snakes and spiders are dangerous. Many...

What To Do If Your Child Goes Missing

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We hope it never happens, but it's important to know what to do if your child goes missing. For this list, I consulted government websites,...

Before You Give Your Child a Device…

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Many parents give their children phones and/or tablets as gifts. Or, just because. When we give them these devices, we are usually thinking they...

It’s the Spooky Season! Keep Your Kids Safe with These Tips

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Halloween is one of kids’ favorite holidays. It can be just scary enough to be fun but still keep health and safety in mind....

Preparing for the Hurricane :: Helpful Tips You May Not Have...

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I grew up with a mother who was obsessive with being storm prepared. In my hometown, the Poconos of Pennsylvania, we rarely saw hurricane...

The Florida-Girl’s Guide to Hurricane Prep

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I am a born-and-raised, sandy-footed, salty-haired Florida girl. Growing up with a hard-core Floridian family, we almost never evacuated when a hurricane approached. Even...

I’ll Just Say It :: I Am Frightened To Send My...

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In the 20 years that I have been a mom, I can honestly say that I have never been as frightened to send my...

Columbia Moms, Let’s Get MADD about Drunk Driving

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While the holiday season and the spirit of overindulging in everything from buying gifts, to eating food, and having a few drinks, may be...

Human Trafficking :: How You Can Help and Tips to Keep...

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I recently attended a talk by Lighthouse for Life, a non-profit group that raises awareness about human trafficking with my college students. I figured it...

The BEST of Columbia SC Moms Blog :: Top 10 Blog...

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2018 was another great year for the Columbia SC Moms Blog! We are so thankful to all you, our readers, who were right there...
Safety Tips

Safety Tips Every Mom Should Know

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As a woman who considers herself to be a fairly seasoned mom, I have learned many things over the years from experience, as well...

Co-Sleeping :: A Bad Thing or Completely Natural?

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Like most new parents I spent the nine months before my child's arrival preparing for every little thing I thought they would need. During...

Halloween Safety Tips :: Have a Spooky and Safe Halloween

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Hard to believe it’s already Halloween! An interesting fact about the holiday: the top six pumpkin-producing states are Illinois, California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania...

Domestic Violence :: 8 Ways You Can Help Make A Difference

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October is Domestic Violence (DV) Awareness month. If you live in SC, the chances that you, or someone you love, have been (or will...