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Cracking the code: Despite learning challenges, parents aim to set kids up for success

By Holly Fisher  – Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Tom Wilson knew his son Trey was bright and intelligent. But when Trey's Montessori preschool teacher began working with the class on the ABCs, she noticed Trey was demonstrating signs of a learning ...


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Resources for children with dyslexia and other learning challenges

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

• Decoding Dyslexia: decodingdyslexiasc.com or facebook.com/DecodingDyslexiaSC or call Mindy Steele at 843-737-1211 ...


Finding balance
French mom shares her experience of raising a cross-cultural child
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Finding balance: French mom shares her experience of raising a cross-cultural child

By Lowcountry Parent  – Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Americans have long had a fascination with the French way of life, from their chic fashion to their love of fine food. In recent years, best-sellers like “Bringing up Bébé,” ...


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Bringing up baby around the world

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Here are some parenting traditions from other corners of the globe:


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Mom of the Month: September 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Besides raising her three children, Elizabeth Parham, 36, of North Charleston juggles a busy schedule working as an office manager and event coordinator, studying for her bachelor’s degree in ...


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Southern Women’s Show makes first stop in Charleston

By Lowcountry Parent  – Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Finding time for a day out isn’t easy for busy moms.


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The art of babywearing

By Ashley McGee  – Wednesday, August 31, 2016

As the mom of an infant or toddler, your hands are always full. Whether you're stuffing yourself with lactation cookies or chasing after a rambunctious older sibling, you're probably dying for a way ...


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He or she? Creative gender reveal announcements

By Lauren Johnson  – Wednesday, August 31, 2016

In the 1970s, growing use of ultrasound technology in U.S. hospitals forever changed the pregnancy experience. For the first time in history — unless you place stock in the homespun garlic test ...


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Brother or other: 6 ideas for sharing your baby’s gender with siblings

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

1. Hold a silly string battle with cans of blue or pink covered in decorative paper.


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Great expectations: Tips for a happy, healthy pregnancy

By Erica Rodefer Winters  – Wednesday, August 31, 2016

When Erin Marqua found out she was pregnant, her health had already been a top priority. She regularly did intense interval training workouts and ate healthy foods. But knowing her habits would now ...


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Baby food: Feeding tips for the first year

By Erica Rodefer Winters  – Wednesday, August 31, 2016

With all of the conflicting information out there about food and nutrition, it’s hard enough for parents to know what to put on their plates — let alone what to feed their newborn child. ...


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Farm-fresh meals: Program promotes locally-grown foods in schools and beyond

By Lowcountry Parent  – Wednesday, July 27, 2016

As kids head back to the classroom this month, many will be checking the school cafeteria menu to see what’s for lunch. A statewide group is hoping many of those meals will include foods grown ...


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Mom of the Month: August 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Sharon Nicoles Richardson of Charleston is known for her willingness to go the extra mile at work and in life. Her positive attitude and excellent customer service earned her Charleston ...


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Lunch packing-inspiration from local chefs

By Lauren Johnson  – Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The lunch bell rings. Head to the cafeteria. Grab a seat between buds. Open the lunchbox. Inside, deliciousness or disappointment?


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Back to school: What's new in local districts for 2016-2017

By Ashley McGee   – Wednesday, July 27, 2016

As we get ready to say goodbye to the lazy days of summer, it's time to shift the focus to the new school year. As stores line their shelves with supplies and parents struggle to enforce earlier ...


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