If you are anything like me, teething can be a challenging phase for both babies and new mamas. We all can relate to the constant crying, discomfort, and sleepless nights that can leave us feeling overwhelmed. However, with the...
When you hear co-sleep or bed-share what thoughts come to mind? What emotions come up? From the standard narrative of "safe sleep" and conversations I have about my family's sleep arrangement, I have seen firsthand that the topic of co-sleeping...
One of the toughest challenges I faced as a new mom was not being able to put my baby down. Well, I could've put him down but then he'd cry bloody murder until I picked him back up. He...
"When a child loses his parent, they are called an orphan. When a spouse loses her or his partner, they are called a widow or widower. When parents lose their child, there isn't a word to describe them.” October is...
Presented by Charleston Moms, Project Alive and Kicking and Roper St. Francis Healthcare. Who :: This event is geared towards Charleston area moms who are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last year, foster moms of infants, or moms who are...
Mamas, you’ve heard it all: the days are long, but the years are short . . . you’ll miss these early days when they’re older . . . hang in there, the first year is the hardest. Well, it...

Cloth Diapering 101

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Cloth diapers are better for the environment, but that’s not why I chose them. I chose them because I’m cheaper than dirt.  I got 40 "All-In-One" (fear not, I will explain shortly) diapers for $200 that are adjustable for the...
I recently attended a seminar where we were asked to describe ourselves with "I am" statements. I chose the obvious first - I am a female, a mother, a wife. One role I often forget is that I am...
“Sow.” It’s an endearing nickname I earned from my teenage sister while I was breastfeeding my second baby. You see, it fit me well because there in those postpartum moments I looked very much like a large, female swine...
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I wanted to reflect on my own breastfeeding journey. After having three babies in under three years, you could say I have a story or two! I hope this encourages you on your...

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Weekend Events for Kids

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There are lots of great events for kids happening around Charleston this weekend! What's going on your calendar? We think you'll also enjoy these resources: ...

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