Posted by Laura Jacobi

Dealing with Mr. Independent

Curt and I prided ourselves on never really treating Cole like a baby. Now, don't get me wrong, there are times when we "baby" him, but we didn't speak to him in baby talk and we always encouraged...

Lowcountry Child's Gift Guide

Gift-giving season is upon us, and that means gift-shopping season is here too. Maybe you dread it, maybe you love it – either way, to make it simpler and save you time we asked regular contributor,...

The Little Dolphin That Could

After being elected mayor in 2008, Billy Keyserling began handing out copies of “The Little Engine that Could” to “naysayers” in the community as a way to encourage them to do what is necessary to...

No Pink For You

From the moment I found out I was pregnant with a second child, part of me hoped for a girl. I had always wanted one of each and more specifically a boy first and then a girl. I thought to myself, "...

Double the fun, double the worry?

I’ll start this blog by saying my husband and I grew up as only children. Curt has a half sister 14 years younger and because they never lived together, he never experienced sharing his life with a...

Ode to Big Boy Underwear

How I long for you to be a permanent fixture in our lives. How I wish you would stay clean and dry for an entire day. How I wish my son could wear them when we go out of the house without fear that...

Have children, must find playgroup

Not outgoing enough to playgroup pick-up? Don't worry. Lowcountry Child has you covered.For local playgroups, click here.Being a new mom is a daunting job. During those first couple of months,...