Meet Debby Moore


by Victoria Hargis


Debby Moore is a teacher, foster mom and clean enthusiast. She says, “I am from South Florida,

having moved here 10 years ago. I love Charleston! There is great energy here. The people moving

here from all over bring diversity. Beaches and fishing drew us to this wonderful place. I live in

Mount Pleasant with my husband of 28 years, our daughter and two dogs rescued from Pet Helpers.

We are still trying to figure out what breeds they are!”


Moore professes, “I am passionate about my faith in God, my family, my dogs and children. I enjoy

reading—currently, I’m on a Liane Moriarty kick! It is pretty easy to catch me playing Scrabble, going to the beach with my daughter or doing yoga.

Strolling around downtown with my husband, we can enjoy the culture, history and restaurants.”


Moore taught school for more than 20 years, including Montessori. “I left so that I could have a more flexible schedule and spend time with my daughter.

We recently became foster parents and have a passion for helping kids who need support.”


“We currently do respite care, taking care of kids who are already in foster care when their foster family needs to go out of town—or just to give the

foster parents a needed break for a night or two. There is still a huge need for foster parenting and respite care in Charleston. We trained through an

organization called Lifeline and have met some amazing people and teens on our journey so far.”


“Since we have moved to Charleston, we have learned a lot about living a healthy lifestyle. For us, that means health care through naturopathic doctors.

We incorporate massage therapy, yoga, using essential oils and eating clean foods, as well,” she relates.


“I had some horrible reactions to bleach and toxic chemicals a couple of years ago and learned about the harmful, sometimes long-term effects those

products can have on your respiratory system, brain, nervous system and skin. It was then that a friend introduced me to essential oils. I’m not going

to lie, I was skeptical! But as I began using them myself and with my family, we all saw some immediate health improvements. I was also really impressed

by the results of the natural cleaning products and have used them in cleaning other’s homes and businesses in addition to my own.”


“I like Natural Awakenings because it’s full of great articles. The information and advertising support a healthy lifestyle for everyone in the area.

It also has an easy-to-read format that I find refreshing, as I sometimes only have a few minutes to read.”


For more information, call Moore at 843-822-4141 or email cleanest1@tt.net.


Victoria Hargis is an author, speaker and post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and grief coach. Connect at SoileirCoaching.com.