Archive for August, 2019

(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Camie Goodes, APC. Camie specializes in working with couples in conflict and those looking to improve their relationship. She has her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Camie is passionate about bringing healing to those in need, and she works with individuals suffering from substance abuse, addictions, grief, and trauma. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and serving in the community.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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FREE Savannah Seersucker Bike Ride & Croquet

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Show off your Southern summer clothing with a casual bike ride around Ardsley Park, Chatham Crescent, and other nearby neighborhoods this Sat. Aug. 24 2019, starting at 9:30AM.

Meet at Tiedemann Park for free iced coffee, breakfast pastries and fresh fruit, then leave at 10AM to cruise shady streets. Return to the park for croquet and lawn games around 11AM.

Don’t have any seersucker in your closet? Don’t worry! Savannah Bicycle Campaign loves you in seersucker or not.

Tiedemann Park
502 Washington Ave
Savannah GA

Organized by Savannah Bicycle Campaign , non-profit organization.

Free admission to Fort Pulaski National Monument, Savannah

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Fort PUlaski National Monument Savannah The National Park Service offers FREE admission to ALL parks, monuments and historic sites including Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah that normally charge an admission fee on the following dates during 2019:
—Aug. 25 2019- National Park Service Anniversary
—Sept. 28 2019 – National Public Lands Day
—Nov. 11 2019 – Veterans Day

These FREE admission days include Fort Pulaski National Monument near Savannah.  (Admission to Chickamauga National Military Park, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and Andersonville National Historic Site is always free) 912-786-5787, www.nps.gov/fopu/index.htm

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Your kids can become a Junior Ranger 

Your kids can become a junior ranger at Fort Pulaski.

Junior Ranger booklets have activities about the national parks for ages 5-12. Junior ranger books are free to any visitor and usually are available at the visitors’ centers. Often, similar programs with more advanced activities are also available for older kids. Just ask at the site’s visitor center.

While doing the activities, children enjoy earning a badge and a certificate.

Nearby national parks/monuments that have Junior Ranger programs include:
*Fort Pulaski National Monument, on U.S. 80 en route to Tybee Island. Info on the Fort Pulaski Junior Program here.
*Fort Sumter & Fort Moultrie national monuments, Charleston, S.C. Info on these forts Junior Ranger program here.
*Cumberland Island National Seashore, Ga. More info here. 
*Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simons Island. Info on the Fort Frederica National Monument Junior Ranger Program here. 
*Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon. Info on Ocmulgee’s National Monument Junior Ranger Program here.
Congaree National Park near Columbia. Info on Junior Ranger Program here. 

Fort Pulaski, Hwy 80 East Savannah, 31410-0757 tel: (912) 786-5787. Details here. 

Savannah part-time preschool teachers & assistants jobs available

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Children's School St. John's Savannah preschool mommy morning out

The Children’s School at St. John’s Church in Savannah is currently looking to hire Preschool Teachers and Assistants.

The ideal candidates should be passionate about working with small children. The candidate should be patient and empathetic toward students from diverse social backgrounds and with a range of learning abilities.

The hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30AM until 1:30PM.

Please contact Laura Mattocks via email at childrensschool@stjohnssav.org for more information. Please provide your resume, references, and salary requirements.

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The Children’s School at St. John’s Church, 1 West Macon Savannah, GA 31401, 912.232.1225

(Savannah preschools, PreK) The Children’s School at St. John’s now enrolling for 2019-20

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Children's School St. John's Savannah preschool mommy morning out

The Children’s School at St. John’s Church in Savannah is now enrolling for the 2019-20 school year.

This well-established, beloved preschool offers:

NEW Mother’s Morning Out starting at 8 weeks old
Classes for ages 8 weeks to PreK
Convenient Drop off/ Parking
Small Class Size and Student/Teacher Ratio

The Children’s School at St. John’s Church in Savannah was established in 1996. Learn more here.

For more information, please call the school at 912.232.1225 or email childrensschool@stjohnssav.org

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The Children’s School at St. John’s Church, 1 West Macon Savannah, GA 31401, 912.232.1225

Savannah dentists: Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry expands to Statesboro

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Dogwood Dentistry

Attention Statesboro-area parents. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry  is now open in Statesboro in addition to their Savannah location.

The new Statesboro location – open 5 days a week Monday-Friday – is accepting all insurances at this time and accepting new patients from ages 1 to age 18.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry  dentists specialize in sedation and patients with special needs.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry’s new Statesboro location
123 Hill Pond Lane
Statesboro, Ga 30458
912-402-5437

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Savannah location

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Savannah location is still accepting new patients and most insurances

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Fall Fun 2019: Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides & corn maze (daytrip from Savannah)

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Poppell Farms Hayride pumpkin patch savannah georgia maze 2019 Fall

It’s almost pumpkin patch & corn maze season.

Poppell family farms opening day for the Fall 2019 will be Sat. Sept. 28 2019.

Poppell Farms  will remain open every Saturday & Sunday to the public through October 27, 2019. Lots of new attractions.

The Maize design announcement coming soon.

Open Sept. 28 – Oct. 27, 2019

The farm is generally open Friday nights, Saturdays & Sunday afternoons. The Haunted Trail is Friday & Saturday nights Oct. 10-11, 18-19 and 25-26 only. See the hours of operation here. 

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About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, get lost in the maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, crop hoppers for big kids, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Fall Lacrosse Clinic in Savannah for boys ages 6-14

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Fall lacrosse boys savannah Lowcountry Lacrosse
As lacrosse continues to grow speedily in Savannah, Lowcountry Lacrosse wants to give an opportunity to any of those who still haven’t given it a try. Come to a Fall Lacrosse Clinic at Daffin Park for boys ages 6-14 on Sun. Sept. 8 2019, 2-4PM

This clinic is for all Savannah area residents.

Come check it out! No pads necessary.

REGISTER online here.

Fall Lacrosse Clinic
Sun. Sept. 8 2019, 2-4PM
Daffin Park
1301 E Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA, 31404
Brought to you by Lowlax/Top Left Savannah

Follow Lowcountry Lacrosse Savannah on Facebook here. 

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Savannah & Pooler pediatricians: Coastal Pediatrics

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Coastal Pediatrics Savannah pediatricians

Pediatrician searching in the Savannah or Pooler area?

The above is a review of Coastal Pediatrics, which has offices in Savannah & Pooler. Learn more about Coastal Pediatrics here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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Star Wars Movie Marathon @ Savannah’s Lucas Theatre

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Star Wars Trilogy 2019 Savannah Lucas Theatre

Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah presents an all-day movie marathon of the original Star Wars trilogy this Sat. Aug. 17 2019.

The series begins with Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope at noon and ends with Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi at 8PM.

See the schedule here. 

Lucas Theatre
32 ABERCORN ST.
SAVANNAH, GA 31401

Free Savannah showing of “Inside Montessori”

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Inside Montessori Savannah 2019 Education Savannah schools

You’re invited to a free screening of the film “Inside Montessori” & panel discussion to follow on Thurs. Sept. 12 2019, 6-9PM @ Yamacraw Center for the Performing Arts in Savannah.

INSIDE MONTESSORI is a documentary film that reframes the national education conversation toward creating learning environments that allow all children to achieve their full potential.

Free  & open to the public.

“Inside Montessori”
Thurs. Sept. 12 2019, 6-9PM
Yamacraw Center for Performing Arts
649 W Jones St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Presented by MESS (Montessori Education Society of Savannah) & Savannah-Chatham County Public School System.

Healthy Me! family event @ Savannah Children’s Museum, Sept. 7

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Healthy Me Savannah Children's Museum 2019

Hands-on edible education is coming to the Savannah Children’s Museum this Sept. 7 2019.

Savannah Children’s Museum will host a day of workshops focused on healthy living.

The event, called Healthy Me!, is Sat  Sept 7 2019, 10AM-2PM at Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Healthy Me! will feature some of Coastal Heritage Society’s Mobile Museum programs, the Charlie Cart mobile kitchen and Bonnie’s Garden, a garden on wheels that can deliver nutritional programming to any location. Savannah Children’s Museum educators will also lead interactive programming that encourages whole body wellness and promotes an active lifestyle.

Many of CHS community partners will be on-site, including:
Yogi Palz offering kids yoga classes;
The Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital Of Savannah will lead a veggie relay race activity and coping exercises, Savannah Children’s Theatre will offer an interactive performance of “Hansel and Gretel Eat Healthy” at noon;
Camp Kudzu will present a carb line-up activity;
Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah will share a dinosaur tooth brushing activity.
Healthy Savannah, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, and Publix Super Market at Wilmington Island will provide information about their health and wellness oriented work in the Savannah community.

Cost 

The Healthy Me! Event is included in the cost of museum admission, $8 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members. Learn how to become a member here.

Event sponsored by: The Memorial Health Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital and Publix Super Markets.

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Savannah toddler activities: Kindermusik playdates for ages 0-7

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Savannah toddlers activities Kindermusik music children preschoolers Chatham County

Join Kindermusik Savannah  for a morning of trains, tunnels and tunes at Kindermusik’s August musical monthly playdates!

Children ages newborn to 7 and their caregivers are welcome for an exciting morning on the Kindermusik Express. All participants will receive the class, an instrument, 10 Kindermusik songs and a $10 coupon.

This playdate will only be offered twice in August: Aug. 24 & Aug. 28 2019 at 10AM, and both are already filling up.

Enroll today at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Weekly Classes

Weekly  Kindermusik Savannah  classes for 0-7 are year round and you can join in anytime. No registration fees and first class is free.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

High Cotton Kids 2019 Fall Sale, Savannah, Sept. 18-21

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

High Cotton Kids sale Savannah 2014

Mark your calendars for Savannah’s premier consignment event,  High Cotton Kids Fall Sale, Sept. 18-21 2019!

Savannah’s Premier Children’s Consignment Sale since 2010.

Location: 2134 East Victory Drive, Crossroads Shopping Center
(directly behind Starbucks)
Bigger space for more deals!

Shop Early For a Cause:
Wed. Sept. 18 2019, 5PM $5 Donation benefiting Coastal Pet Rescue

New, Extended Sale Hours!
Thurs. Sept. 19 2019, 8AM-4PM
Fri. Sept. 20 2019, 8AM-7PM
Sat. Sept. 21 2019, 8AM-5PM
(Some items will be discounted 40% on Saturday)

Come shop consignment at its finest. High Cotton Kids is THE place to save a lot of money, make a lot of money and have a great time doing
both! This fall’s upscale resale shopping event will have thousands of high quality, boutique brand children’s brand clothing sizes newborn through juniors, as well as toys, shoes, baby gear and tons of other items, too. There will also be a variety vendors with great products, merchandise and services.

Consignor registration is open

Clean out and cash in, consignors can receive 60-70% of their sales AND shop before the sale opens to the public!

High Cotton Kids also accepts maternity clothing, children’s furniture, artwork, baby and nursery necessities (e.g. bouncers, exercausers, etc.), strollers, toys, books, DVDs and more.

For a complete list of items High Cotton Kids accept and do not accept click here.

Stay connected and get updates about the event by liking High Cotton Kids on Facebook  here. 

High Cotton Kids has some exciting giveaways this year including preview party passes, line-hopper passes, merchandise from select vendors and gift certificates to the show!

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Savannah Irish Dance Classes @ Legacy Irish Dance Academy

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Irish Dance Lessons Classes Savannah Chatham County Legacy

Legacy Irish Dance Classes in Savannah
Fall 2019 Savannah

Your child can learn Irish Dance this fall @ Legacy Irish Dance Academy in Savannah.

Receive one FREE month of Irish dance classes when you mention you saw this flyer above on SouthernMamas.com.

Cost is $60 per month & 20% discount for siblings.  No purchase needed for class attendance. Savannah classes are held @ Legacy studio off Harry Truman Parkway on Skidaway Road every Tuesday. BOYS DANCE FOR FREE.

Register online here. 

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(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

Friday, August 9th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Emily Hawkins, LCSW.

Emily Hawkins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has over 15 years of experience working with children, teens, and adults. Emily works with those suffering from depression, anxiety, and other mood concerns, as well as those on the autism spectrum. She works not only with individuals but also with the family. She is passionate about helping children and their families navigate through life’s issues. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and cheering on her sons in baseball games.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Start your day with art! Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Savannah museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome @ this Art Start Stroller & Toddler museum tour.

August featured exhibition is  Five Decades, the first full-career survey and most comprehensive presentation to date for American artist Suzanne Jackson

Come play and learn.

$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Learn more & register online here.  

Thursday at 10:30–11:30AM
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

Upcoming Art Start & Toddler Tours

Aug. 15 2019 theme: ART START: FIVE DECADES. Register online here. 

Sept. 19 2019 theme: ART START: FIVE DECADES: Register online here. 

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(Savannah-area Moms groups) Richmond Hill MOPS & MomsNext Open House

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Richmond Hill MOPS 2019 Savannah moms groups preschoolers

Connect with other moms this school year in Richmond Hill.

Richmond Hill MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) & MomsNext open house will be Tues. Aug 20 2019, 10AM-Noon. Meet new moms, win some prizes, and get registered for the upcoming year.

There will be plenty of goldfish and coloring pages to keep kids occupied while you meet new people and fill out forms. Child care not provided for this event, but it is kid-friendly.

The group meets at First Baptist Church Richmond Hill. 9184 Ford Ave, Richmond Hill, GA 31324.

Email with any questions: FBCRH.MOPS@gmail.com

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-schoolers) connects moms all over the world to a community of women, in their own neighborhoods, who meet together to laugh, cry and embrace the journey of motherhood. MOPS groups are rallying women to be more honest, to feel more equipped and to find our identity by journeying alongside one another.

MomsNext is a part of MOPS that caters to moms of school aged children and provides extra activities where childcare is not needed. Feel free to ask any other questions you may have!

Richmond Hill MOPS & MomsNext Open House
Tues. Aug. 20 2019, 10AM-Noon
9184 Ford Ave
Richmond Hill, GA 31324-3634,

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More local MOPS groups

Find details about the Aug. 21 Pooler MOPS open house here.

Moms groups: Pooler MOPS Open House, Aug. 21

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Pooler MOPS Mothers of Preschoolers group 2019 Savannah

If you’re looking to join a group of moms for brunch, conversation, crafts, speakers and a little break from the children, Pooler MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) might be just what you need!

Come learn more about Pooler MOPS and sign up for the 2019-20 MOPS session @ the Pooler MOPS Open House, Wed. Aug. 21 2019, 9:30-11:30AM @ First Presbyterian Church of Pooler.

There will be information sessions at 9:45AM & 10:30AM, for moms who want to learn more about MOPS. For moms who already know they want to join, registration can be done anytime during the open house.

No childcare will be provided at open house, but there will be snacks and activities for the little ones while moms fill out paperwork.

Free Admission. Kid Friendly

Pooler MOPS Open House
Wed. Aug. 21 2019
9:30-11:30AM
First Presbyterian Church of Pooler
1115 US Highway 80 E
Pooler, Georgia 31322

Learn more here. 

Savannah Fall Sports: Soccer Shots For Ages 2-8

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Fall Sports Savannah youth soccer shots kids Enrollment for Fall Soccer with Soccer Shots in Savannah is now open!

Soccer Shots is kicking off the season and wants your child to join them on Soccer Island.

Soccer Shots is an engaging children’s soccer program for children ages 2-8 with a focus on character development.

Weekly sessions focus on basic soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting. Through fun games and positive reinforcement, children will begin to experience the joy of playing soccer and being active.

Soccer Shots curriculum is aligned with early learning state standards and we highlight a positive character trait each week such as respect, confidence and determination. And Soccer Shots coaches are the best in the business.

Visit Soccershots.org/savannah to learn more about the program! Then click “View Locations” and use the new search feature to find a location near you that meets at a time that fits your schedule.

Soccer Shots has locations all throughout Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton. Spots will fill quickly, so enroll today.

Contact with questions: Rachel Wright, 762.333.1177, rwright@soccershots.org

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(Savannah after-school activities) Piano & guitar lessons @ Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

piano guitar lessons Savannah Pooler

Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah has been offering music and movement classes for newborns to 7 for the past 18 years, but did you know they also have private music lessons available for your 6+ year olds?

The piano studio is almost full, and guitar has limited spaces open. Looking for another instrument for your child to learn? Let Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano hear from you. They’re expanding and will offer other instruments soon.

Enroll your child today. Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or email info@kindermusikwith88keys.com or text “LESSONS” to 912-713-7899.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah pediatricians: Pediatric Associates of Savannah

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Pediatric Associates of Savannah pediatricians Pediatric Associates of Savannah has these free “Look Again” stickers available at their three offices. Sadly, we are on pace for a record number of child deaths from being left in hot cars in 2019, which is almost always accidental and can be prevented. Pick one up and remember to Look Again.

Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler. Learn more here.

Pediatrics Associates of Savannah locations

Pediatric Associates in Savannah
4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100,
Savannah 31404
912.355.2462

Pediatric Associates of Savannah in Pooler
110 Medical Park Drive
Pooler 31322
912.330.5010

Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Whitemarsh Is.
1001 Memorial Dr
Savannah 31410
912.898.9800

Pediatric Associates of Savannah, 4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100 Savannah, 31404-6702, (912) 355-2462, www.pedsav.com On Facebook here.  Pediatric Associates of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Girls Engineer It Day 2019 Savannah

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

girls engineer it day Savannah 2019

Engineering is fun. Let Society of Women Engineers in Savannah prove it to you.

All students in grade 4-12 and adults are invited to Girls Engineer It Day – an annual one-day event on Sept. 21 2019 in Savannah focused on teaching hands-on STEM activities and letting students decide if Engineering/STEM is a career path they would consider in their future.

This event is limited to the first 300 elementary, middle-school & high-school students to register. This annual event always sells out.

When: Sat. Sept. 21 2019, 1-5:30PM. Questions email sav.geid@gmail.com

Where: Woodville-Tompkins Tech & Career HS, 151 Coach Joe Turner St., Savannah, GA  Driving directions here

Learn more & register online here. 

(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors on back-to-school stress

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Water's Edge Counseling Savannah therapists counselors

How does back-to-school time affect our kids?

Counselors @ Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah weigh in here on the effects of back-to-school stress on kids and what we as parents can do to help our kids when they experience stress-related tummy issues.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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