Living in Columbia, the chances of your kids finding enough snow to play with are low. We were so excited to hear that a "snowstorm" was coming. Then we were quickly disappointed when we could barely see the flakes...
This past weekend, my kids and I planned some fun Halloween activities since October suddenly showed up! How is this month flying by already? I wanted to do something different than our usual pumpkin patch and pumpkin carving (to be...
Spooky season is in full swing! The Halloween sections in stores are set up and stocked with candy and costumes. Cable networks and streaming services are bringing the best (and worst) of horror movies and television shows. But, if you're...
Think back to the best ice cream you’ve ever had. Whether in a frozen tub, from a shop, or at a party. What made it so special? Was it the creaminess, the softness, the flavor, the toppings? Or was...
With new SpaceX launches and an exciting live-streamed landing of Perseverance on Mars, 2021 has renewed an interest in space among adults. How can we spread this fascination and enthusiasm to our children this summer? We've got some great...
I don't know about you, but I'm sure missing the library right about now.  I miss taking my kids, and letting them explore the children's area while I pick out books. They always loved going through the stacks as well,...
The year was 1998. The month was November, and I was a couple of days away from turning twenty-four. I was also only a couple of days away from losing the freedom of having a room of my own. See,...
There was once a time when I could barely keep my head above water. I had two children who were ages two and under, my husband was full-time in a PhD program, and I worked from home. Money was...
My 2-year-old LOVES to be outside. He takes any chance he gets. If we open the back door to let the dog, he races to the door too. When he sees the door to the garage, he'll stand there...
Although we don't get much snow in South Carolina, your kids can still have fun making snowmen! This is a craft you can do in bulk or you can do using a sock you can't find a match for. Here's...

The Thankful Jar

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You've heard it said before, “Always be grateful for what you have.” This year I have found myself needing to be very intentional when it comes to gratitude and thankfulness. I know despite a global pandemic there are many things...
Ah, October. Finally, the temperatures have dipped to make outdoor activities slightly more bearable than they were a month ago. In addition to milder days spent at the zoo, the park, and the Riverwalk, October also means fun seasonal...
Wearing a fabric mask might not protect you 100% from COVID-19. However, studies have shown that it drastically reduces the spread and can provide some protection. Fabric masks are a great option as they are reusable and more easy...
Schools are closed and kids are at home. So how do you keep your children entertained while educating them too? Here are ten suggestions that will not only keep your children busy but also help you bond with them. These...
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Guide to Swim Lessons Around Columbia

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It's that season where people are thinking about summer and swim lessons are in demand! The weather is about to turn hot, the kids...

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