For many of us, the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 could be a once-in-a-lifetime event. The Lowcountry won't witness another one for 35 years. To find out more about the rare celestial phenomenon that briefly turns day into night, we turned to Laura Penny, Professor of Physics and Astronomy …

For many of us, the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 could be a once-in-a-lifetime event. The Lowcountry won't witness another one for 35 years. To find out more about the rare celestial phenomenon that briefly turns day into night, we turned to Laura Penny, Professor of Physics and Astronomy …

(StatePoint) Slips, trips and falls that cause injury and death are all too common, and they disproportionately affect older people. Indeed, one-third of older U.S. adults suffer falls each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What’s more, a fear of falling can …

I love when my kids turn 5 and head off to school. Not just because they’re getting an awesome education at Drayton Hall Elementary School (DHES), the only school in South Carolina to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School (insert shameless plug here: Go Bobcats!), but also because i…

Children learn at a very young age that you can “read” the pictures in a book before you can understand the words. Pictures tell stories. When we create or look at a painting, we are moved in some way. Whether it reminds us of a different time in our lives or creates an emotion, there is a s…

With our unusually large brood, I am repeatedly asked, “How do you do it?”

Growing up, my Thanksgiving holiday was all about family and food.

Motherhood is, undoubtedly, the hardest job EVER. I dare anyone to challenge me on that. The fact that I am a mother of eight certainly doesn’t mean I’ve got this whole mom thing on lock, quite the contrary.

If you’re like me, then you have a lot of pumpkin seeds left over after you’ve scooped, cooked and eaten them. I’m not an advocate for using food in art projects, but this is an exception. Pumpkin seeds are plentiful, especially if you’re carving more than one pumpkin. Here’s a fun way to re…

It’s amusing to me that not too soon after you get married, everyone starts asking when you’re going to have a baby. And when you finally have one, the inevitable next question is, “When you going to have another?”

American households throw away an average of $600 a year in wasted food. Leftovers are often thought of as a boring use for food left from a previous meal. That does not have to be true. With a little planning, leftover foods can be transformed into tasty new creations.

If motherhood has taught us anything, it’s that life is all about transitions — moments that mark the ending of one phase and the beginning of another.

We had a blast at this year’s 2012 fashion shoot. It was shot on location at James Island County Park by Paul Zoeller and Al Samuels, a couple of very talented local photographers.

A power outage may occur during a seasonal storm such as a hurricane, tornado or flood, or could be caused by work being done on electric lines. Whatever the cause, follow these tips for food safety:

In April I wrote a column about life cycles and suggested ways of exposing children to nature at a young age. I recently attended an education conference in Portland, Oregon, and was reminded that skills are not learned in isolation, or at one time. Instead, they are learned during many expe…