** October has lots of Halloween activities for the kids. Find a complete list here.** ...
Towards the end of the summer, a friend and I took our kids to the ...
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Imagine that one day you are watching your baby laugh, play and talk gibberish, and the next ...
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Halloween brings ghouls, ghosts and spooky stories around the campfire. But the contributors behind Columbia SC Moms Blog know of some things much scarier than things that go bump in the night. We’ve compiled our most heart-stopping, blood-curdling moments from motherhood for your scare-ification. Gory Gross-outs Another kid at our playdate found an absolutely disgusting month-old […]
Halloween is just around the corner, and many trick-or-treaters will be scouring their neighborhoods for candy. It’s important to remember railroad safety tips during this time, especially in the dark! A topic occasionally overlooked, rail accidents (either trespassing or at a crossing) account for more than 700 deaths in the U.S. each year. In order […]
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so we, along with SingleHop, a provider of Cloud hosting services, wanted to share a few security tips on protecting sensitive information and financial information online. We have more and more information on the internet these days. We shop online, bank online, maintain our lives on the internet. […]
** October has lots of Halloween activities for the kids. Find a complete list here.** Friday, October 31 Family Hallowingding Come in your favorite cosplay or costume throughout the day and receive a special treat. Enjoy a self-serve photo wall, games, and crafts in the children’s area. Open to children of all ages. Time: 9 […]
I’ve been a reader for as long as I can remember. I was sick recently and I hadn’t finished a book for a week. A WEEK! I was dying! I felt completely beside myself and outside myself. No escaping my life and going into the literary world for a whole week. There’s nothing quite like […]
Starting from mid-October on, our shortened days and cold weather brings us many festivals and holidays. It seems like every month in traditional American households has its own major holiday. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day all have one major thing in common — an excess of sugar and calories. This season of overdoing […]
Growing up, I knew my cousin Mike was different. He was 16 years to the day older than me, but his speech consisted of mostly “yah” and “no.” Occasionally, he would say a few other words, but for the most part, verbal communication was not his strong suit. Mike was obsessed with his toy blocks. When […]
We LOVE all the fall season has to bring, especially the fun activities surrounding Halloween! While we are celebrating the holiday, we couldn’t think of a better way to show YOU some love then by having a fun photo contest to show off your kids cutest or most creative Halloween costumes!! We will be hosting […]
Halloween has always been my favorite day of the year. The earliest Halloween I remember is when my mom dressed my sister and me up in one of those costumes with the plastic mask that you can’t see out of. (And of all things, it was a clown, which I am deathly afraid of. But I […]
Towards the end of the summer, a friend and I took our kids to the zoo. My boys are 5, almost 4, and 2, and her daughter is 2. We had a great time. We rode the carousel, the kids rode the train, they played on the playground, and we walked around the Amphibian/Reptile Complex […]
“Crafty” is not a word I often use to describe myself. “Artsy”, maybe — if that means I enjoy parading through an art opening with wine and cheese in hand. If you look at my Pinterest boards you would be fooled into believing I regularly create DIY masterpieces that put Martha Stewary to shame, but […]
My family is one of those crazy families whose Halloween costumes are epic because they match. The best advice I can give when trying to think of an awesome family Halloween costume is to talk to your kids. Find out what they’d like to be, and plan your family’s costumes around that. Or maybe they […]
Imagine that one day you are watching your baby laugh, play and talk gibberish, and the next day your baby is gone from this world forever—all in the blink of an eye. This nearly happened to me and my infant daughter, Sarah. My husband’s birthday was September 28. Instead of going out celebrating, we continued with our regular […]
** October has lots of Halloween activities for the kids. Find a complete list here.** Friday, October 24 Hands on Art Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess! Ages 3-5. Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Location: Richland Library Northeast, Northeast Meeting Room, 7490 Parklane Road, Columbia 29223 Spooky Science! Enjoy creepy […]