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Three Summer Boredom Busters at the Library

In the hot summer months, I try my best to play outside with my boys. But, within no time, I find myself mumbling, “Hot, cranky kids…not good for Mommy.” Do you agree? Summer is here but don’t worry. Your local library will save you and your wilting children. Library as the heart of the community […]

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Tech-Savvy or Tech-Obsessed? Raising a Post-Millennial Generation

No one who knows me now will believe this, but I spent more time outside when I was younger than inside. In fact, my best memories from early childhood in Charleston all take place in the great outdoors. We didn’t have cable, but we weren’t allowed to watch anything other than select PBS programming, anyway. […]

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The Traveling Mom Guilt

Oh, the glamorous life the jet-setting woman leads. Packing a bag just for herself, flinging her cares to the wind, hopping on a plane in one time zone and landing into an adventure in another. Not a guilt feeling or worry in the world.  Ah…Mommas, can you feel the freedom? Probably not if you are imagining […]

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Confessions of a Reformed Scaredy-Cat or 5 Lessons I Learned When I Faced My Fear

Last May, with most of my belongings in storage, I loaded my two boys and our 80 pound Rhodesian Ridgeback in the minivan and headed into the next little chapter of our lives – a near-epic road trip meant to fill the gaping expanse of being between homes for three months as we moved from […]

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