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Katie Harding is the publisher of MomFavorites.com, is founder of South Charlotte Playgroup and is a social media consultant and freelance writer. She's the proud mom of two young boys.
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  • When should swim lessons start? A Q&A with the owner of Charlotte Aquatics.

    In 2011, my son Graham fell in a pond. The adults were about 15 seconds from him, and in those 15 seconds my son flailed and couldn’t figure out how to stand up in the shallow water. That experience convinced me that swim lessons were essential. It hasn’t always been easy to fit the classes in our busy schedule, to get in the water with my youngest, or fighting through the tears with my oldest. But if it prevents them from drowning, it’s worth it. I’ve come to know Kell...

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  • When your baby has cancer

    Accept the help and start the healing.

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  • Meet the MOPS!

    Tracie Renfrow is literally one of the sweetest people I know. When she sent me an event to add to the South Charlotte Playgroup’s calendar regarding a local MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Chapter, I knew I wanted to share information about joining her group. If you are a mom that needs some mom-friends that will make you feel at-home and comfortable right off the bat, I’d suggest any group that Tracie is a part of. As a mom to two precious little girls, Tracie has come to rely o...

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  • Are you taking advantage of everything the library offers?

    How do I love thee, public library? Let me list the ways: Storytime Free. Yep, that’s a biggie in this household. Free entertainment for both boys? Almost any day of the week? Sold. Or rather, not sold ‘cause it’s free! We’ve frequented storytimes around town, but love the ones at the Plaza Midwood, Independence Regional and Morrison libraries. Here's a schedule . Books, Music and Movie Rentals “Kinda” free. I mean, yeah, usually the books are free, but...

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  • Glue guns and glitter: The village gets crafty

    Most peole know I HATE arts and crafts. I don’t like doing them. I hate messes. I get anxious that I’m not doing it “right” and that I’ll get paint on my jeans. Funny, ‘cause my kids LOVE some arts and crafts. Which is why I take my children to Small Hands Big Art . My oldest son went to the studio near Ardrey Kell when he was just 18 months. They encouraged him to hold a paint brush and explore colors and shapes. That has transitioned to crafting and drawi...

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