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Holiday Family Portrait Sessions at an affordable rate with 3 Savannah photographers

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Holiday Photos Savannah Family photographers

Three professional Savannah Photographers have generously agreed to donate their time to shoot a limited number of Holiday Family Photos at a scenic Savannah spot to support the Montessori Education Society of Savannah.

That means you get a great deal on professional portraits just in time for your holiday cards & holiday gifts.

These portrait sessions are open to the public, but spaces are limited so please sign up now.

Professional photographers John Alexander of John Alexander Photography ; Rich Burkhart of Photos by Rich Burkhart and Yanir Yakabovits of YY Images will offer 10-minute mini sessions for families.

$100 session gets you digital delivery of all images taken during the shoot AND 100% of proceeds support of the Montessori Education Society of Savannah.

Portrait times are available Oct. 25 & 26 and Nov. 16 2019 and all photo shoots will take place at the grassy circle park at the intersection of Battey and 50th streets in Savannah’s Ardsley Park neighborhood.

Book your photo session online here. 

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

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Art Start Toddler Tour Savannah Telfair Museums Jepson Center

Start your day with art and history in Savannah.

Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity related to the exhibition “Tea for Two: British and American Tea Traditions,” on view now at the Jepson Center.

Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome.

Register online here. 

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

Art Start Toddler Tour
Thurs. Oct. 17, 2019
10:30-11:30AM
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Transition Services for life after high school @ Savannah Educational Consultants

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Savannah Educational Consultants

Transition planning is essential for students with unique educational and life challenges associated with LD, ADHD, or ASD.

Savannah Educational Consultants comprehensive program is based on individual needs and provides coordinated activities in the areas of education, employment (supportive or competitive), community linkages, independent living skills, communication skills, social interaction, recreation, and leisure.

If you’re interested in services or want more information, please call 912-238-9552.

Savannah Educational Consultants
130 Tibet Ave., Suite 103
Savannah, GA 31406

Find on Facebook here.

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(Savannah preschools, daycare) Open House @ Soaring Stars Academy

Monday, September 30th, 2019

preschool daycare childcare Savannah Soaring Stars Academy

Looking for a smaller daycare setting in Savannah? Come see Soaring Stars Academy, a Christian Preparatory daycare, at an open house Sat. Oct. 12 2019, 1-6PM.

Free registration: If you register your child during Open House on Oct. 12, your SSA registration will be free. 

SSA provides breakfast, lunch and nutritional snacks throughout the day along with daily learning activities and a backyard playground-haven that any child would enjoy.

Now enrolling students ranging from 1 to 5 years old. Fee is $125 a week with a non-refundable registration fee of $50. Contact Mrs. Wells at 912-604-2065 to setup your initial childcare walk-through and consultation.

Soaring Stars Academy
Mrs. Wells
912-604-2065
Hours of operation:
(Monday-Friday)
7:30AM-6PM

Location:
In the heart of the Eastside Revitalization
1004 East 39th St.
Savannah, GA 31405

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SouthCoast Health : Mammography still the best breast cancer screening tool

Sunday, September 29th, 2019

breast cancer SouthCoast Health Savannah Hilton Head breast cancer treatment

Dr. Patricia P. Shapiro, who practices at SouthCoast Health Imaging’s Savannah and Hilton Head locations, asserts the benefits of mammography in response to nutritionist Carolyn Guilford’s “Toward True Health” column that ran on earlier this year, under the headline, “Thermography a better alternative.”

In this column, Guilford makes a number of incorrect assertions and provides questionable medical guidance with respect to the use of mammography and thermography in detecting breast cancer, writes Shapiro.

Read the article here.

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(Savannah therapists, counselors) Water’s Edge Counseling for anxiety treatment

Sunday, September 29th, 2019

anxiety treatment savannah therapists counselors Water's Edge

“Many people ask themselves how to know when anxiety has become a problem or at what point they should seek therapy. Read here to find out more about the symptoms of anxiety and when it is helpful to reach out for help.”

Click here to read the answers to these questions and more about anxiety in the first blog in the Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah “All About Anxiety” series.”

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

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(Savannah preschools) Early Learning Academy in Savannah

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Early Learning Academy Savannah preschools prek Chatham County

The Early Learning Academy in Savannah is an exciting new preschool featuring a fun and structured inclusion learning environment for all children—modeled on incidental learning through play.

Call today to schedule a tour! (912) 355-9098

Located on Savannah’s Southside
11500 Middleground Road

Visit The Early Learning Academy on the web:
Website
Facebook

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Savannah & Pooler pediatricians: Coastal Pediatrics

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Coastal Pediatrics Savannah Pooler 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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Richmond Hill Pediatric Dentists: Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Kid's Dentistree Savannah Richmond Hill pediatric dentists

Below is a guest post from Kid’s Dentistree in Richmond Hill , a pediatric dentist office in Richmond Hill.

Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth

For kids, Halloween is all about dressing up in costumes and trying to collect the most trick-or-treat sweets possible. However, there is nothing spookier than the cavities these candy binges can cause. Even though no candy is considered healthy for your teeth, there are some that are better and worse than others. To help you sort out your child’s candy bag, read our Halloween candy blog post.

One of the best times to schedule a trip to the dentist is right after Halloween. Kid’s Dentistree’s talented dentist and team of hygienists will ensure your child’s smile is healthy after all the holiday treats while also teaching them the best dental habits for a lifetime of strong teeth. For more information, click here!

The Kid’s Dentistree office is located in the “Clock Tower” building, right next to The Suites at Station Exchange on Ford Avenue in Richmond Hill.

Kid’s Dentistree
912-756-5437
1101 Gandy Dancer
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

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(Things to do with toddlers in Savannah, Richmond Hill) Gym Playdates @ Savannah Sharks

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

playdate sharks savannah gym

Calling all toddlers.

Join Savannah Sharks Gym for their TODDLER PLAYDATES Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10:30AM-Noon @ both their Savannah & Richmond Hill gyms. For ages crawlers to age 4 & their caregivers.

Savannah Sharks gym
1686 E. President St
Savannah GA 31404
912-308-3818

Richmond Hill gym
82 Longwood Drive Suite A
Exit 90 off of I-95
(912) 308-3818

Savannah Sharks Cheerleading and Tumbling, 1686 E President St, Savannah, GA 31404
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FREE Create Haunted Castles Kids’ Event @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Haunted Castles Henny Penny Savannah kids cafe art halloween

Kids are invited to make recycled haunted castles this Sun. Sept. 29 2019, 2-4PM @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah.

The castles will be displayed @ Foxy Loxy Cafe in Savannah during October for Halloween.

Call to reserve a spot to ensure there are enough supplies. Call 912-328-5497 or stop in to reserve a spot beforehand!
Castles will be on display at Foxy Loxy for the month of October, then available for pick up.

Sun. Sept. 29 2019, 2-4PM
Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe
1514 Bull Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401

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FREE Developmental Screenings: Speech/Occupational Therapy & Autism, Pooler

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy Savannah autism speech occupational

Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy in Savannah will offer FREE  speech therapy, occupational therapy and autism screenings @ at their Pooler location on Fri. Oct 18, 2019, 9AM-Noon.

No appointments.  Screenings will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Frequently-asked questions:

*What is the difference between a screening and an evaluation?
-A screening is a tool used to determine whether there is a need for further, more comprehensive assessment. An evaluation uses formal, standardized measures to determine the presence and severity of a delay or disorder.

-*What happens if my child fails the screening?
If your child fails the screening, then a full evaluation will be recommended. You have the choice to complete that evaluation completed at Chatterbox or Joye Psychology or with a different provider of your choosing.

FREE Developmental Screenings: Speech/Occupational Therapy & Autism
Fri. Oct. 18, 2019, 9AM-Noon
Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy
110 Pipemakers Cir, Ste 115
Pooler, Georgia 31322

Learn more here.

(Children’s parties) Yippee! Cone Cakes now available in Savannah

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Yippee! Cone Cake Co. Savannah birthdays children's

 

Yippee! Cone Cake Co.  is now open in Savannah.

Perfect your next birthday party, Yippee! Cone Cake Co. in Savannah sells cone cake bases which are made of bake safe paper and are designed to keep cone cakes upright while baking, frosting, displaying & storing.

Yippee! Cone Cakes for birthdays, school events, sporting events, holidays. Check out the Fall 2019 Cone Cake menu here. 

Yippee Cone Cake bakery Savannah Chatham County birthday parties children's

Subscribe to Yippee! Cone Cake Co. monthly Newsletter here.

Yippee! Cone Cake Co.
912.484.8059
email leilani@yippeeconecakes.com
yippeeconecakes.com

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(Fall Festivals 2019) Pumpkin Patch @ Richmond Hall

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Pumpkin Patch Richmond Hill 2019 Savannah

The Richmond Hill Garden Club’s 20th Annual Pumpkin Patch is Sat. Oct. 5 2019 @ J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

There will be pumpkins and mums for sale. Games and face painting for the children. Free plants for kids. Baked goods for sale. Wreaths and home decorations, photo opportunities, and lots of family fun.

Admission is Free. Game tickets $1. Debit and credit cards accepted this year with a $25 minimum purchase.

Saturday at 9 AM – 1 PM

J.F. Gregory Park
521 Cedar St, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

(Savannah daytrips) Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch hayrides maze fall Savannah Chatham County 2019

Tickets giveaway: We’re giving away two family-four packs of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze.

Enter to win: Just go to the giveaway announcement post on our SouthernMamas.com Facebook by clicking here & comment on it, telling us your favorite fall tradition, event, activity. (Need ideas? Check out our Savannah Fall Fun Guide 2019 here.) THEN SHARE THE FB POST. You have until 8PM Sun. Sept. 29 to enter to win, then we’ll announce the two winners soon after here; on our Facebook page & on Instagram. 

UPDATE: Winners are Julie S. & Courtney D. Congratulations! Please email us at anne@southernmamas.com

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Poppell Farms  opens for the 2019 Fall season this Sat. Sept 28. 

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, farm fun, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every Saturday & Sunday Sept. 28-Oct. 27 2019.

2019 Events @ Poppell Farms

Grand Opening Weekend & Military Appreciation Military Appreciation ($2 per ticket discount w/military ID): Sept. 28, 2019

Camp Sunshine (A portion of proceeds for the day will be donated to Camp Sunshine): Sept. 29, 2019

Collegiate Football Day. Wear your favorite team shirt to be entered into drawings for prizes all day. Oct. 5, 2019

Girl Scout Day ($10 each, girls & leaders, all others in party pay discount admission rate of $ 12 ages 4 & older plus sales tax; 3 & youger are free): Oct. 12, 2019

Mattie’s Mission (Mattie’s Mission will be at the farm & a portion of proceeds for the day will be donated to their cause.): Oct. 19, 2019

Local Heroes Day (Poppell Farms welcomes Law Enforcement, Emergency Personnel & Teachers from Odum & surrounding area to the farm this weekend. Visitors in these career categories will get a $2-per-ticket discount with valid ID. Poppell will honor Hunter Higgenbotham, a 2-year old battling cancer. Poppell Farms will donate a portion of proceeds from admissions on this day to Hunter’s family) : Oct. 26, 2019

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

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 FOR MORE SPECIAL FALL FUN , VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE 2019 HERE. 

Savannah Halloween 2019: FREE Trunk or Treat @ Calvary Baptist Temple

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Trunk or Treat Savannah Calvary Baptist Halloween 2019

Calvary Baptist Temple in Savannah invites you to the 2019 TRUNK OR TREAT on Sun. Oct. 27, 4-7PM.

This is a free event for the whole family. Come out and enjoy a variety of fun including:
– Trunk or Treat
– Games
– Inflatables
– Door Prizes
– Free Snacks
– Available concessions

Be sure to register for this free event online here for an opportunity to win door prizes.

For more information, contact the church office at info@cbtsavannah.org or 912-351-2288

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