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Top Ten Toys of 2017: A Holiday Guide

Top Ten Toys of 2017: A Holiday Guide Oh boy, do I love Christmas in Mt. Pleasant! Like me, you probably have some last-minute shopping you need to do. While there is more to life than presents and eggnog, as parents, we’d all love to get gifts for our children that they will cherish. I’ve done some digging to find the best toys out
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Going Dark in Charleston: The Great American Eclipse

Going Dark in Charleston: The Great American Eclipse Who turned out the lights? There hasn’t been a total solar eclipse that tracked from coast to coast in the United States for nearly 100 years. It’s going to be a while before we get a celestial show like this again, and Charleston and Mount Pleasant have some of the best seats in the house! Over
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The Best Places in Mount Pleasant

The Best Places in Mount Pleasant If your family has recently moved to Mt. Pleasant, you probably haven’t experienced the sites I’m going to talk about, today. Our beautiful city has a deep and rich history (by American standards), and is still one of the fastest growing cities this side of the Mississippi. Our wonderful city is
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Sweetgrass Selfies

Sweetgrass Selfies It was only a few years ago that I last stepped into a photo booth (we don’t need to talk about exactly how many years that has been). It quickly shot a series of photos that were then printed out in small, low-quality, black and white strips. Something that used to be so ubiquitous is now a rare
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Treat Your Mom this Mother’s Day

Treat Your Mom this Mother’s Day As a pediatric dentist, Mt. Pleasant is a great place to work. We love providing care for our patients and getting to know their families. We also know there’s usually one family member who makes every dental appointment, makes sure the patient shows up on time, and takes great pains to look after
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Dental Technology from the Future!

Dental Technology from the Future! When you think of a children’s dentist in Mt. Pleasant, you might not automatically think of “advanced technology.” Many pediatric dentists don’t always have the chance to move ahead with new technology, so it’s understandable that you don’t always associate the two. At our practice,
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Spring Holidays in Mt. Pleasant

Spring Holidays in Mt. Pleasant Though we look forward to the winter holidays every year, sometimes the spring holidays are almost as fun. As a kids dentist in Mt. Pleasant, though, we also know how much more sugar the average kid consumes around Easter and St. Patrick’s Day. It’s hard to avoid sweets and candy entirely, but we
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Operation Gratitude Was a Hit!

Operation Gratitude Was a Hit! The only thing kids love more than candy, is helping others. At our November 7th Halloween Candy Buyback event, we proved that beyond a shadow of a doubt. As a children’s dentist, we know kids get attached to their Halloween candy– and we also know how happy they are to pay it forward and send
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What We’re Thankful For in 2015

What We’re Thankful For in 2015 Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so it’s time to count our blessings. Each year on Thanksgiving, I have to clear out of the kitchen and give Randy plenty of room. He’s the real star of our household on Thanksgiving. He makes sure the turkey is perfect and the sweet potatoes are plentiful
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Getting Kids to Bed on Time: Helpful Hints

Getting Kids to Bed on Time: Helpful Hints   Every child is different. They all have different needs and preferences, and they all react differently to the world around them. This is especially true when it comes to sleep. As a dentist for kids, we see children with all different types of personalities and temperaments. Sometimes they’re
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Step Away from the Toaster Strudel!

Step Away from the Toaster Strudel! I don’t know about the rest of you parents out there, but the hardest part of going back to school is the chaos that mornings bring. The idea of having my kids dressed, fed and prepared for the day by 7:30 a.m. makes me queasy! I have gotten way too comfortable with our lazy summer mornings, and this
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We are Charleston Strong

We are Charleston Strong This past week, our city was rocked by a terrible act of violence. Over the next few weeks, our town will hold nine funerals and there has been an amazing outpouring of generosity, support, and love from within our community.  Did you hear about the 10,000 people who gathered together and crossed the
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It’s Not Really Broken Unless Dad Can’t Fix It!

It’s Not Really Broken Unless Dad Can’t Fix It! Looking for ways to show your father how much he means to you? Yep, us too! Because, lets be honest… Dad doesn’t need another tie! Maybe this year should be about creating memories instead of purchasing things. We think, giving someone your time is far better than another tie to get lost in a drawer!
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Healthy Teeth and Healthy Eating Starts Locally

Healthy Teeth and Healthy Eating Starts Locally As a mom, I’m always looking for ways to change up my meal planning. Sometimes we need some new recipes for inspiration. A trip to our local farmers market always seems to perk me up! Eating locally grown food is a great way to support local businesses, it’s better for the environment – less
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It’s Not Really Lost Unless Mom Can’t Find It!

Is that the case in your house, too? Who else is the fixer of all things “broken,” the finder of all things “lost,” and the keeper of all things “treasured”?  Mom’s are really great, aren’t they? Mother’s day is fast approaching. Sunday, May 10th to be exact. And, in an effort to not
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