Summertime is full of fun, sun, long afternoons ... and lots of free time. After awhile, the kids become antsy (and let's face it, so can mom). To help ward off summertime boredom, check out our "best of" ideas...
I just got back from an unexpected trip to visit ailing family, and I learned a thing or two about traveling alone with a 1-year-old. Expectations Although I knew it was going to be difficult, I was still excited for my...
When I go on vacation, I try my hardest to pack as lightly as possible. Try is the operative word here. I tend to go light on things like underwear (I have been known to forget them entirely) and heavy on...
My husband and I have been entrusted with the care and guidance of three beautiful, divine feminine souls. When our first daughter was born, we were only twenty-five and clueless about taking care of ourselves, much less a newborn....
Traveling from South Carolina to Texas with an 8-month-old and a 3-year-old is daunting enough, but when you’re a Prius driver, things get trickier. I made the upgrade to the Prius V last year, but compared to popular mommy-mobiles, there is one thing...
Summer is the time of year when many families go on vacation to the beach, go camping, explore Disney World, and visit family and friends out of town. It can be a very fun and relaxing time. But if...
When I had my first child, I was surprised what a letdown Christmas was. Granted, at his first Christmas he was only 6 weeks old, so you can't expect much more than him laying there in a holiday-themed outfit posed with gifts or smiling...
I had a vision, growing up. I would finish high school, college, then find the man of my dreams. He would propose, we would have our wedding and enjoy our friends and family. I wouldn’t be able to contain...
Columbia SC Moms Blog is honored to partner with Carowinds to bring our readers the following post. All opinions are entirely our own. When I became a mom, my mindset completely shifted. Instead of seeking out the latest hot spots to visit around...
We recently took our first (and last ... at least for a while) family road trip. I would like to preface this post by bringing up an important point - my husband and I were raised very differently in many...
As we've mentioned before, Charleston is a great day trip from Columbia. Besides the beach, aquariums, museums and market, Charleston is also home to many festivals. One such festival is Tall Ships Charleston.  Tall Ships Charleston is a yearly festival that...
If you're headed out of town today for the Thanksgiving holiday, chances are your head is swimming with long lists of things to pack for your trip. Diapers, wipes, butt balm ... sippy cups, crackers, raisins ... training pants, travel...
Note:  This post is sponsored by and written in collaboration with South Carolina Calvert Academy. Have you ever thought of traveling around the world and back in one summer? It can be done for a very minimal cost and be...
Columbia SC Moms Blog is honored to partner with Fathom Travel Ltd. to bring our readers the following post. All opinions are our own. Do you love traveling to new destinations, experiencing different countries and cultures while also helping make our world...
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Let’s Hit the Trails :: Top 10 Kid-Friendly Hiking Spots Around...

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The Midlands is home to a surprising number of family-friendly hiking trails. This fun, inexpensive, and educational hobby is a great way to wear...

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