Farin Doran

Farin Doran
Farin is a Maryland native. She moved to the Charleston area after visiting on a whim. She fell in love, told her husband she wanted to live where she was happiest, so here she is! She is a married mom of two. She plays lacrosse & soccer, loves being outside, and loves exploring new places. She is a CT Technologist here at MUSC, runs the Inspire Her Podcast, is the author of the Live Inspired Gratitude Journal and is also a health and fitness coach. As cliche as it sounds, she loves long walks on the beach, seeing the sunset with a frose' in hand, trying guacamole from every restaurant and mid day naps.
Manatees under water.

Our Getaway to Swim With Manatees in Crystal River, Florida

Let me start this off by saying that my family did NOT want to see the manatees. You are going to see pictures here of us smiling and everyone looking happy, but in reality,...

I’m Taking the “Wait Until 8th Pledge”

As I am writing this, my son is sitting next to me while we wait for his sister to be finished with her gymnastics practice. For a second, I tried to hide my computer,...
Heidi Oates and family

Moms to See in the 843: Heidi Oates

This is what I love about social media . . . I love the shoutouts, I love the empowering of other people, and I love using it for good to uplift other people around...
A perfect day in Charleston: a mother and two school-aged kids pose in front of a horse and carriage.

The Path for a Perfect Day in Charleston

It is spring and this is about the time I start to get a lot of messages asking me where to go, what to do, and any tips for a Charleston visit. For anyone...

Santa Betrayed Me as a Kid, so I’m Changing the Narrative

When I was eight years old, I lived in an RV. Not like a trailer park RV, but an actual RV on wheels with a hitch, parked in the middle of a dirt yard where...

Little Spoon Moments

I think we all have the same drawer in our house. We all have had or do have the same drawer and cabinet where we place all the little "kid stuff" . . ....

Live Like It’s 9/12 Everyday

Yesterday was the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on our great country. It is crazy to think that right now, a majority of us mothers have children who have no idea about that...
Prince Louis

Prince Louis and the Picture Seen Around the World

Oh, Mommas! If you haven't seen it yet, I am so excited to be able to give this little sneak peek into the royal mom life. Queen Elizabeth was being celebrated at the Queen's Platinum...

To the Mom Who Doesn’t Have a Mom

Oh gosh, I can't believe I am writing this... This has been one of those topics and feelings I have kept inside for so long and I think now is a good time to get...

The Bad Moms Club

This article is for EVERY mom out there that has had those "bad mom" moments. You know, the moments where you hold your breath a little longer, maybe let out an "oh well" and...