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Essential Tips for Parents of Children With Cell Phones

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This past holiday season, cell phones were a sought-after gift that many children received. It’s an interesting and emotional reality for parents when their kids get a phone, as it signals a small level...
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Encouragement for the Mom in the Friendship Dating Stage

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I started dating again when I moved to Charleston. Friendship dating. 43 years young. Married. Smokes only meats. Enjoys long walks on the beach, wine, and witty banter. Seeking friends who don’t need their food cut up. Baseline. Just...

The Invisible Heroes: A Veteran’s Day Tribute

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“…The greatest heroes are those who do their duty in the daily grind of domestic affairs whilst the world whirls as a maddening dreidel.” — Florence Nightingale The military calls them “Dependents.” But many are moms. Being everyday...
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A Palestinian Mother’s Hope for the Future

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It is important to start by saying that I, like you, was horrified to hear about the events of last weekend playing out halfway across the world. As a Palestinian American, I condemn Hamas...
A toddler girl holding her dad's hand with her Halloween costume in his other hand.

Dear Unworn Halloween Costume: It’s Not You, It’s Me

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A Dear John letter to my child’s unworn Halloween costume. Dear Dory, I know it’s been almost a year since we last spoke, so I’d like to begin by apologizing, once again, for how things ended...

This Jewish American Mother’s Experience

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Friday night my family opened our home to friends and neighbors to celebrate the end of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. We partied with live music, food, and drinks. It was a joyous evening....

How Jane DO Is Changing the Way Moms Get Fit in Charleston

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The reality is that carving out time for fitness means gaining the strength, power, and mental fortitude to be an even better role model for your children. At this point, you would have to...
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The Day My Life Changed: Parenting Through Grief

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April 15th, 2021: The day our lives forever changed -- a day no one wants to experience. No one wants to be a part of the “club” that comes from a day like April...
View of a group of runners' shoes in the Sweet Tea Half Marathon.

Training Plan for the Sweet Tea Half Marathon

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Hey, runner! I am so proud of you! Whether you’re running to take time for yourself, or getting the whole family out in the fresh air -- you’re doing it! Before we get into...

No Student Left Behind: New Virtual School Provides Individual Learning Solutions for SC Students

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Today, students have their own academic journeys and some face challenges that may take them off course, whether it’s having to work a day job to support their own families, falling short in earning...