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Two Sisters Travel: 6 Family Spring Break Ideas in 2021

Monday, January 25th, 2021

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6 Family Spring Break Ideas In 2021

While it may be winter outside, now is the time to make your spring break travel plans.

If you’re feeling ready to explore, adventure or simply just need to getaway, travel is slowly resuming. Many popular domestic destinations are welcoming guests again and several international borders have re-opened to US passport holders.

So, what’s open and where to take your family for Spring Break 2021, Two Sisters Travel is sharing top destination picks!

All Inclusive Resorts

Kickback and relax on island time by sipping frozen drinks on white sand beaches. All inclusive resorts combine relaxation and adventure blending together the perfect family vacation experience. Kids will enjoy water sports & age-focused activities while parents relax in the spa, there’s truly something for everyone at an all inclusive resort.

These resorts offer a great value by including accommodations, dining, drinks, activities and entertainment in one package price. Makes for an overall stress-free vacation.

Ready to start planning? Contact Two Sisters Travel.

Theme Parks

Celebrating spring break at Walt Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando Resort can be the perfect escape from reality. Slip into themed lands of fantasy, adventure, nature and science making memories with your family.

Experience new attractions & experiences at both parks, and for a limited time take advantage of special discounts.

Ready to start planning? Contact Two Sisters Travel.

National Parks

Highlighting some of America’s most breathtaking landscapes and landmarks our National Parks are true treasure to explore. A few of our favorites to visit during the spring are Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Zion and Grand Canyon.

Each offers an entirely different appeal and experience! Two Sisters Travel will help you narrow down the overwhelming number of options to curate the right itinerary to fit your national parks vacation vision!

Ready to start planning? Contact Two Sisters Travel.

Florida Keys

Experience the feel of the Caribbean without a passport. The Florida Keys are a 110-mile island chain surrounded by crystal-blue waters that are famed for stunning sunsets and a relaxed atmosphere.

Nature lovers flock to the Lower Keys with it’s state parks and protected areas, divers & snorkelers enjoy Marathon (access to America’s only living coral barrier reef), and for the more vibrant activities visit Key West, the southernmost point in the continental United States.

Ready to start planning? Contact Two Sisters Travel.

Costa Rica

An eco-travelers dream, Costa Rica represents what an unspoiled tropical paradise should be. Blessed with beaches and biodiversity, this verdant land of misty volcanoes, roaring rivers, and lush jungles teeming with exotic fauna this country is the perfect place for adventure and relaxation.

Spend your days exploring cloud rainforests, zip lining through the jungle or surfing along the coast. It’s easy to see why they say Costa Rica is Pura Vida – “pure life.”

Ready to start planning? Contact Two Sisters Travel.

Hawaii

Situated in the Pacific Ocean and over 2,100 miles from the mainland sits the small island chain of Hawaii. These gorgeous volcanic islands formed millions of years ago are still intriguing visitors today.

Steeped in breathtaking natural beauty, warm Polynesian culture, and a near perfect year round climate, Hawaii makes an ideal tropical destination to celebrate the holiday season. Experience it all from history & culture, to relaxation & adventure.

Ready to start planning? Contact Two Sisters Travel.

Don’t let the stress of planning your family spring break vacation overwhelm you. Two Sisters Travel can custom curate the perfect itinerary to fit your vacation style, preferences and budget. Two Sisters Travel will make the entire travel experience easy and stress-free from start to finish.

Contact Two Sisters Travel today online here  or call 843-284-3241, and let’s get started.

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(Hilton Head Is. Playgrounds) Adventure Playground @ Lowcountry Celebration Park

Monday, January 18th, 2021

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There’s a new outdoor kid-friendly spot on Hilton Head Is: Adventure Playground @ Lowcountry Celebration Park.

Lowcountry Celebration Park – which opened in December 2020 – includes Adventure Playground for kids, a discovery trail, pavilion and lawn for festivals, exercise stations, Wi-Fi, restrooms. The Sandbox Children’s Museum is set to move there, too, from its current location later this year.

Lowcountry Celebration Park is located off Pope Avenue near the Coligny Beach parking lot.

The spacious Adventure Playground features a giant ship complete with mist cannons.

Adventure Playground is open from sunrise to sunset. Restroom facilities at the Park close at 10PM.

Parking is available in the Coligny Beach Parking Lot, the parking lot off Nassau Street or onstreet parking on Nassau Street.

Playground Water Feature: The Adventure Playground has a water feature. This feature will become operational once after requirements for permits are completed.

Find more things do with kids while on Hilton Head Is. here. 

Toddler Tuesdays returns Jan. 12 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Friday, January 8th, 2021

Toddler Tuesday Savannah Oatland Island kids 2021

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah returns Jan. 12, 2021 and will be held outdoors due to the pandemic.

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of our animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the outside amphitheater and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

Due to the current state of the pandemic the program will be conducted entirely outside so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. The program will happen rain or shine. In the event of rain, the program will be under covered pavilions. Cost: $5 per child and only $3 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Winter Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

Couples Therapy, Marriage Counseling @ Low Country Counseling, Savannah

Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

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Couples Counseling @ Low Country Counseling, Savannah 

Seeking guidance together can improve navigating stressors such as parenting, career and finances, extended family pressures, internal struggles, affairs, life transitions, and feeling disconnected from one another.

Marital and couples counseling can help strengthen partnerships, improve communication, ease tensions, heal wounds, promote bonding, and enhance intimacy.

Learn more here.

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Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You are not alone.

Hope starts here. 

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Help a Savannah mom of 5 whose story reflects local increase in first-time homelessness due to the pandemic

Friday, December 18th, 2020

This 28-year-old single mom and her five kids, ages 2 to 10, were forced to move from their Savannah rental home this past spring when Robinet’s hours were cut at her housekeeping job at the Courtyard Marriott and she could no longer afford rent.

Since then, she and her children have lived in roughly 15 Savannah hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Her story is heartbreaking and reflects the increase in first-time homelessness in Savannah due to the pandemic.

Read this mom’s story here. 

Help this mom and her kids by donating here. 

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Bethany’s Happy Bags for the Homeless

Savannah’s number of people who are homeless for the first time is increasing. Here’s a way to get your children involved with volunteering to help.

Bethany’s Happy Bags for the Homeless in Savannah – started by Colleen Moultry and her daughter Bethany, a home-schooled first grader-  distributes care packages, which include a variety of supplies and a kind note for people who are homeless, to Savannah shelters and hand out on the street.

To volunteer, visit Bethany’s Happy Bags Facebook page or email Bethanyshappybags@gmail.com

Low Country Counseling in Savannah: ADHD Tips for Parents

Monday, November 30th, 2020

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Low Country Counseling in Savannah: ADHD Tips for Parents 

Did you know that Justin Timberlake has ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)? And Michael Phelps? There are ways to channel the extra energy into SUCCESS!

Low Country Counseling therapists in Savannah share five signs of ADHD in kids and five ADHD tips for parents here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

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(Savannah private preK-8th grade schools) Now accepting applications for 2021-22 @ Blessed Sacrament School

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

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Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah – a pre-K through 8th grade private school –  is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year.

If you’re looking for a home to educate your child, schedule a tour of Blessed Sacrament School . Call 912.356.6987.

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR. 

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Two Sisters Travel: Save up to 35% on Walt Disney World Resort hotels

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

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Put Magic In Your Calendar For 2021

Ready to escape these unprecedented times and have fun with your family? Walt Disney World Resort is open, and the magic is alive.

For a limited time you can save up to 35% off your stay at Walt Disney World Resort hotels January 3 – April 17, 2021.

With limited capacity inside the theme parks, now is the perfect time to visit! Take advantage of the low crowds and incredible deals to experience new attractions or the classics.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios has opened 2 brand new lands, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story Land. Both offering exciting new attractions, entertainment and dining venues!

Not sure what visiting a theme park is like right now? Two Sisters Travel has visited them and can give you all of the insider details to make your getaway stress-free!

Contact your Authorized Disney Vacation Planner at Two Sisters Travel now and let’s plan your magical getaway.

Remember, Two Sisters Travel concierge travel planning services are always FREE!

Tara McCoy
Travel Advisor at Two Sisters Travel
843.284.3241
Become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/twosisterstravel

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Early In-Person Voting for the 2020 Election in Savannah/Chatham County

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Early Voting Savannah Chatham County Weekend Election 2020

Early Voting in Georgia for the Nov. 3 election started Oct. 12 2020 and ends Oct. 30 2020.

Learn more here. 

ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL

Mail out of absentee ballots began on Sept. 19, 2020 and will end on Oct. 30, 2020.

A request for an absentee ballot may be submitted by mail, email, fax, through the online portal or you may complete the application in person at the Chatham County Board of Registrars office. You must file a separate application for each election and run-off election for which you are requesting an absentee ballot; except if you are a voter who is over the age of 65, disabled, a military service member or spouse of a service member, or an overseas citizen (temporary or permanent).

New Absentee Ballot Online Portal Website

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EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING IN CHATHAM COUNTY

OCTOBER 12, 2020 – OCTOBER 30, 2020 (Monday – Friday)

Any eligible registered Chatham County voter desiring to vote in advance during this period may do so in-person. No reason is required.

LOCATION ADDRESS HOURS
Main Office 1117 Eisenhower Dr., Suite E 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Civic Center 301 W Oglethorpe Ave 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Mosquito Control 65 Billy B. Hair Dr. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Islands Library 50 Johnny Mercer Blvd 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Southwest Library 14097 Abercorn St. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pooler Recreation Park (Gym) 900 S Rogers St., Pooler 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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SATURDAY AND SUNDAY VOTING:

OCTOBER 17, 2020 – OCTOBER 18, 2020

LOCATION ADDRESS HOURS
Main Office 1117 Eisenhower Dr., Suite E (Sat.) 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
1117 Eisenhower Dr., Suite E (Sun.) 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

OCTOBER 24, 2020 – OCTOBER 25, 2020

LOCATION ADDRESS HOURS
Main Office 1117 Eisenhower Dr., Suite E (Sat.) 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
1117 Eisenhower Dr., Suite E (Sun.) 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Civic Center 301 W Oglethorpe Ave (Sat.) 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
301 W Oglethorpe Ave (Sun.) 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Savannah schools) Tours & Open Houses of Blessed Sacrament School

Friday, October 2nd, 2020

If you’re looking for a home to educate your child,  there are upcoming opportunities to learn more about Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah, a private pre-K through 8th grade school.

Taste & Tour Open House
Tues. Oct. 20, 6-7:15PM
Mon. Oct. 26, 6-7:15PM
Parents/Adults only. To ensure proper social distancing, only 10 couples per event. Masks must be worn.
RSVP 912.356.6987.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament here.

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Savannah schools Blessed Sacrament private

If you are looking for a faith-based challenging, nuturing school for your children, come see why Blessed Sacrament School is the smart start for your child’s education.

Virtually tour Blessed Sacrament’s PreK-Kindergarten classes.

Save the date
Virtual Open House
Thurs. Nov. 12 2020, 9AM

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR. 

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

(Savannah Moms Groups) FREE Open House with MOMS Club of Savannah

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

 

You’re invited to a free Open House with MOMS Club of Savannah  @ Hull Park Splash Pad in Savannah on Fri. Oct. 2 2020, 3:30PM.

Come along & meet some other moms in the area and find out what Savannah MOMS Club is all about!

Let the organizers know you’re coming via email at momsclubofsavannahga@gmail.com

If you would like more information or have questions, please email momsclubofsavannahga@gmail.com

Free Open House
Oct. 2 2020, 3:30PM
Hull Park Splash Pad

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About MOMS Club of Savannah

MOMS Club of Savannah is a group dedicated to the support of moms.

MOMS Club is not solely a group for playdates. The club is run by members and collectively members plan weekly activities, both in the morning and afternoons.

Learn more about the Savannah moms group here. 

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FIND MORE MOMS GROUPS HERE. 

(Savannah, Lowcountry Moms’ Groups) New Virtual MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), plus in-person MOPS groups

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

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Connect with other moms this school year.

Attend MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting. MOPS groups are in Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill, the Islands & Rincon.

There is also a new Virtual MOPS Group for Bluffton/Savannah/Hilton Head area moms.

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New Virtual MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Group for Bluffton/Savannah/Hilton Head moms

Join other local moms to discuss, encourage one another and grow in faith through the Bluffton/Savannah/Hilton Head Mamas MOPS virtual group!

If you are a mom of little ones looking to get connected and encouraged, sign up online here.  
Here is the quick registration code for this local group: G64J

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Other moms groups in the Savannah & Lowcountry area

MOMS Club of Savannah
FREE open house, Fri. Oct. 2, 2020 3:30PM @ Hull Park Splash Pad. Details here.

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Lowcountry Homeschool Solutions Facebook group
Discover creative and informative solutions to problems that homeschooling families may face.
On Facebook here.

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Savannah Islands MOPS
Savannah Islands MOPS Facebook page here. 

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Richmond Hill MOPS
Find Richmond Hill MOPS Facebook page here.

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Effingham MOPS
Find Effingham MOPS FB page here.

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Pooler MOPS
Pooler MOPS Facebook page here.

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Low Country Counseling in Savannah: Childhood anxiety tips for parents

Monday, August 24th, 2020

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Low Country Counseling in Savannah

Anxiety Disorder, that on-edge feeling or worry happens frequently and leaves the body fatigued, stressed, and malnourished – can affect children, too, just like adults. The difference being that they don’t know the words to describe what is happening.

Therapists from Low Country Counseling in Savannah share the causes of anxiety and the two types of anxiety in children here.

So how can parents tell the difference between situational stress and actual anxiety? Children will display changes in behavior. Look for these signs or shifts in their habits.

Find Low Country Counseling’s tips on what to do when your child feels anxiety here. 

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How are you teaching your kids about racism in this moment?

Monday, June 1st, 2020
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-Art by Panhandle Slim, Savannah

Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs asks parents in The Romper “How are you educating your child so that they don’t end up with their knee on the neck of a black man begging for his life?”

White parents need to teach their kids to be actively anti-racist and they need to do it early and often, St. Bernard-Jacobs writes.

“If you aren’t teaching your kid to be anti-racist, you are teaching them to be racist,” St. Bernard-Jacobs writes.

St. Bernard-Jacobs offers a few ways that kids receive messages about anti-racism in their homes and some questions we need to be asking of ourselves. Read the article here.

We all have a responsibility to do more to end racism and reject silence.

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More resources for parents to raise anti-racist children:

 

Last chance SAVE BIG ON DISNEY – Kids Eat Free This Summer

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Disney Deals Savannah Travel Free Dining PackageDreaming of a Walt Disney World vacation? Travel this summer and save money with the KIDS EAT FREE DINING PACKAGE promotion!

This offer is available for packages arriving at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels May 25 to August 28, 2020 with a minimum 4 night stay and theme park tickets.

If you’re planning a first visit or haven’t traveled to the parks in years, now is the perfect time to go! Disney’s Hollywood Studios has opened 2 brand new lands, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story Land. Both offering exciting new attractions, entertainment and dining venues!

Availability for these savings are extremely limited, and dining reservations are open for these dates. You don’t want to miss this deal, only $200 deposit before February 26, 2020 to book your package!

Contact your Authorized Disney Vacation Planner at Two Sisters Travel now for a no-obligation vacation quote . And remember, their concierge travel planning services are always FREE!!

Tara McCoy
Travel Advisor at Two Sisters Travel
843.284.3241
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Savannah & Pooler pediatricians: Coastal Pediatrics

Monday, February 17th, 2020

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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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