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Toddler soccer: Savannah Celtic Early Goals Fall Season

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

savannah-celtic-early-goals-1The Fall Early Goals season with Savannah Celtic is growing closer.

Now in its 8th season, ’Early Goals’ is a fun, action-packed soccer program specifically designed to cater for the youngest players ages 2 to 4. Coaches will work on simple motor skills, ball familiarity and hopefully plant the seed for a lifetime of enjoyment. The season ends with a scrimmage and selection of fun activities. Every session will be overseen by one of our professional club coaches. Cost: $55 for a 6 week session and includes a ’Hoopie’ T-Shirt. To register, click here.

Wed. 5-5:45 PM Sep. 22 to Oct. 27 Salvation Army at 3000 Bee Rd
Tues. 3-3:45 PM Sept. 28 to Nov. 2 St. Andrew’s School
Thurs. 9-9:45 AM Sept. 30 to Nov. 4 Salvation Army at 3000 Bee Rd
Tues. 5-5:45 PM Oct. 5 to Nov. 9 The Landings
Thurs. 10-10:45 AM Oct. 7 to Nov 11 Southbridge Soccer Field
Tues. 9-9:45 AM Oct. 12 to Nov. 16 Wilmington Island Concord Field
Mon. 5:30-6:15 PM Oct. 18 to Nov. 22 Salvation Army at 3000 Bee Rd

La Dee Da children’s boutique moves to new Rincon location

Monday, September 13th, 2010

la-dee-da-final-9-10La Dee Da children’s boutique is happy to announce their upcoming move and expansion.

La Dee Da will open their doors to the public on Mon. Sept. 20 in the new location in Rincon.

You’ll find hundreds of new items and several new lines to La Dee Da’s inventory to include brands like See Kai Run, Rosalina, Biscotti, Petit Ami, Tommy Tickle, iT! denim, Baby Aspen, Baby Legs, Amercan Collectibles, Taggies, Little Things Mean A Lot christening apparel, Tommy Tickle, Rileyroos, Isobella and Chloe, Kalencom, and so much more!

La Dee Da also carries an entire line of dancewear and Babies Go – lullabies to the music ofartists like Michael, Jackson, Aerosmith and Beyonce! For the classic child or the fashion forward, La Dee Da has something for every taste and style. They’ve added a children’s lounge and many other new and exciting features to the boutique to make La Dee Da a shopping experience like no other!

La Dee Da looks forward to serving you and your child..

La Dee Da will be in The Quarters at Waterford across from Glaze Beauty Boutique and next to Britt’s Dance Company on Hwy 21. Visit for more information or call 912-295-5470 or find La Dee Da on Facebook! Store hours: Mon.-Fri. 10am-6pm and Sat 10am-3 pm

Affordable smocked children’s holiday dresses, outfits at Dolcemia Clothing

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

dolcemia-monogram-dressdolcemia-smocked-christmas-dressDolcemia Clothing is an upscale but AFFORDABLE online boutique where you can find unique and adorable hand-smocked dresses and smocked outfits for babies, girls and boys, monogram dresses and Dolcemia’s newest line of the cutest hand-appliqued knitted outfits for babies.

dolcemia-logo-1Dolcemia Clothing offers a variety of fine children’s clothing for certain holidays including smocked Christmas dresses, smocked Thanksgiving dresses, pumpkin set sweater/pants, monogram Christmas dresses, smocked pumpkin dresses and jon-jons.

Dolcemia Clothing takes pride of the quality of all their products and will gladly answer any of your questions. View more examples of the beautiful clothing by clicking here.

Grandparents’ Discounts at Just for Baby & More

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

just-for-baby-more-ferst-donorIn honor of this past weekend’s Grandparents Day, Just for Baby and More at 7701 Waters Ave. Savannah will  increase their normally 15 percent Grandparent discount to 25 percent.   Grandparents are invited to come in, share a story or photograph of their grandchild or grandchildren, enjoy some refreshments in a relaxed environment and get some great deals, free gift wrapping and even shipping options. To receive the discount, just bring in a photo of your grandchild. For more info, call 912-355-4455. FREE and open to the public.

For other activities happening this week in Savannah, Bluffton, Hilton Head Is, click here.

Giveaway: $25 gift certificate to Bottoms Up, a new Savannah cloth diapers resource

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

bottoms-up-cloth-diaper-serviceBottoms Up is the newest cloth diaper resource in the Savannah area. This week you can win a $25 gift certificate to Bottoms Up!

Bottoms Up carries several styles of cloth diapers and accessories. New to cloth diapering? No problem! Bottoms Up specializes in private consultations in your home, or invite some friends and host a diaper show. Hosts get a free gift!

To enter to win the $25 gift certificate, visit the Bottoms Up Facebook page by clicking here, “like” the page and write a comment answering this question, “Do you or would you cloth diaper? Why or why not?”

Deadline to enter is Sun. Sept. 19. We’ll announce the winner here.

Bottoms Up,, Contact Michelle Terhune at 912-658-6229 or via email: Visit Bottoms Up on Facebook by clicking here.

SouthernMamas receive discount on Thirty-One products, shows

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

thirty-one-ad-231-logo Thirty-One celebrates, encourages and rewards women through offering quality products and an outstanding opportunity to become successful business owners. The products are exclusive to Thirty-One, which provides style and convenience at an amazingly affordable price.

From Thirty-One’s key product line, to their “direction” line for teens, or uniquely crafted “31kid” line for children and moms, you will find so many options to fit every personality type and every situation. Thirty-One continues to develop new products built on the idea that products must be stylish, functional, affordable and easy to give as gifts to encourage someone special.

Local Thirty-One consultant Tracy Jones is offering a SouthernMamas special: anyone that books a show in September receives an additional $10 hostess credit towards product at their show! Click here to view the online catalog. Tracy does catalog shows as well as in-home shows.

Savannah art show “Four Squared” showcases work by local artists-mothers

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

artists-mothers-showYou’re invited to view a Savannah art show that addresses the experience of making art amongst the chaos of raising young children.

Works by four artist-mothers will be showcased in Four Squared, an exhibition that will be at the City of Savannah’s Gallery S.P.A.C.E. 9 W. Henry St. Sept. 17-Oct. 29, in conjunction with film screening and parent-child ceramics workshop.

The experience of being a mother is what the artists describe as “the push and pull of motherhood, domesticity and creativity.”

The exhibition showcases work by four Savannah artists – Ashley Waldvogel, Atsuko Smith, Linette Dubois and Melinda Schawel.

In conjunction with the exhibition, a special film screening of Who Does She Think She Is? will be presented on Thursday, October 28 at 7 p.m. The film raises important questions about how art is valued in our culture. A discussion with the artists will follow.

A parent-child handbuilding ceramics workshop will also be offered in conjunction with the show. The workshop will meet four consecutive Saturdays beginning October 2 from 9:30-11 AM. Cost:$50. Space is limited and advance registration is required.

S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, 9 W. Henry St. Gallery hours are 9 AM-5 PM Monday through Friday. Free off-street parking is available. For information, contact 912-651-6783 or visit

In2Books Savannah needs adult volunteer pen pals to help local students

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

in2books-savannahIn2Books Savannah needs 481 volunteer pen pals to help students in 27 Savannah classrooms.

In2Books is an award-winning program that connects students with adult mentors – community members who have agreed to become “Pen Pals.” These generous volunteers provide essential support for the development of our elementary school students’ reading, writing and critical thinking skills, and their direct engagement and assistance in our classrooms is making a substantial difference in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System.

Visit to sign up. If you have questions, email or find In2Books Savannah on Facebook by clicking here.

Savannah Moms group: Moms In Touch International

Friday, September 10th, 2010

momsintouchThe new school year has begun and Moms In Touch International (MITI) groups are already meeting to pray for our children and schools.

Whether your child is 3, 13, 23…, this is an awesome chance to lift them up in prayer with other women and see how God moves. For more info on this non-denominational, Christian opportunity contact: Stacy Cerone at, 912-228-4270, or visit

For more info on Savannah-area and Lowcountry moms groups, click here.

S.P.A.C.E. Visual Arts Classes for Children Now Registering

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

spaceSavannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education (S.P.A.C.E.) is now registering students for its fall visual arts classes and workshops. Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults in all skill levels. Sessions begin Sept. 20 & Oct. 4 and are held at the Department of Cultural Affairs’ S.P.A.C.E. studios, located at 9 W. Henry St.

Four, six and eight week classes are available, as well as one-day workshops. Fall visual arts sessions include ceramics, fibers, metalsmithing, stained glass and painting. New offerings in jewelry & metalsmithing include courses in chainmaking, custom jewelry mechanisms, clay jewelry, metals & glass, and an open studio.

Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment and all materials and tools required. Space is limited and advance registration is encouraged. Credit cards are accepted. Class schedule and registration forms are available by clicking here or by calling (912) 651-6783.

About S.P.A.C.E.: S.P.A.C.E. is Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education. Located at 9 W. Henry St., S.P.A.C.E. houses the offices of the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs as well as a public gallery, a 100-seat black box theatre and art and ceramics studios. For more information, visit

Youth Visual Arts Classes
Kid’s Hands on Clay, Ages 6-10
8 weeks
Instructor: Matt Maggioni
Tuesdays, Sept. 21 – Nov. 9, 4-5pm
This class for children offers an exciting introduction to the world of clay. Young students can let their imaginations go wild through fabulous hand-built projects.

Teen Wheel-Throwing, Ages 11-16
8 weeks
Instructor: Matt Maggioni
Wednesdays, Sept. 22 – Nov. 10, 4-5pm
This introductory class will teach young students the basics of throwing clay on the potter’s wheel. Students will trim and finish their works of art with a variety of glazes.

Weekend Workshops
Expressionist Landscape Painting for kids, Ages 6-10
Instructor: Layla Cady
Saturday, October 2, 9am-12noon
Children will create very colorful and expressionist landscape paintings inspired by artist David Hockney. Students will learn about this artist and learn how to set up a landscape picture using perspective techniques and then applying paint to canvas. Each child will walk away with a wonderful unique work of art.

EmmAva Photography offers great deals on Savannah children’s portraits

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

emmava-photography-boyEmmAva Photography will be hosting several pint size sessions over the next few months.

Starting on September 11 and 12, EmmAva Photography will be at Bethesda, perfect setting for Christmas card photos. Each mini session is $35 for a 30 minute session.

You will receive 15 pictures on disc with limited copyrights. Additional dates are available.

For more available dates, click here

You can find EmmAva Photography on Facebook by clicking here or email EmmAva to book a session.

To book your session, email  EmmAva Photography at or call 912.429.7454.

Click here to view more photos by EmmAva Photography, which also is available for newborn, children, family, engagement, bridal shoots and weddings.

Giveaway: family four-pack of tickets to Yo Gabba Gabba! Live concert

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

yo-gabba-gabba-live-concertThe September SouthernMamas giveaway:  a family four pack of tickets to Yo Gabba Gabba! Live: There’s a Party In My City Wed. Oct. 27 at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts in Jacksonville!

  • To enter to win, tell us your favorite fall tradition or activity. What are you most looking forward to doing this fall in the Savannah Lowcountry area? Share your answers by commenting below this post (Just click on comments). Also, please tell us your name. Or comment on the SouthernMamas Facebook page here. Please become a Facebook fan of SouthernMamas.
  • Entry period closes: Sept. 30. We’ll announce the winner here Oct. 1.
  • You have to be a SouthernMamas subscriber to participate! Subscribing is free. Click here to do so. Click here to become a fan of SouthernMamas on Facebook.
  •   Yo Gabba Gabba! Live: There’s a Party In My City is traveling to 60 North American cities this fall.  Joining DJ Lance Rock and his friends will be Biz Markie with “Biz’s Beat of the Day,” and surprise Super Music Friends and Dancey Dancers at every stop. To order tickets, click here. Other nearby spots the tour hits include Atlanta’s Fox Theatre on Oct. 23, Columbia, S.C. on Nov. 2, Tampa, Fla. on Oct. 30, Chattanooga, Tenn. on Oct. 19 and Charlotte, N.C. on Oct. 17. For more cities the tour will visit click here.  Check out the Get Tickets page for a list of the shows.

    Clean as a Whistle: Savannah’s best housekeeping/house-cleaning service

    Sunday, September 5th, 2010

    clean-as-a-whistle-largerNeed old-fashioned cleaning services for your busy home? Call Ms Frannie!

    She has been doing housekeeping services all over Savannah for over 20 years. She is dependable, honest, and always reliable. Ms. Frannie also offers other personal services that can make life easier for you or your loved ones. Whether it is residential or commercial, give Ms Frannie a ring.

    You will love her prices and the special touch she can give your house to make it sparkle and shine..

    Ms. Frannie’s Services:
    Deep Spring Cleaning
    Weekly & Bimonthly cleaning
    Light cleaning

    Additional Services:
    Care for elderly/errands
    Plant Care
    Dry-Cleaning Drop off/Pickup

    Just send Ms Frannie an email and let her know what services you need and she can give you a quote. You can also call her anytime!

    Gift certificates also available and make a fantastic gift for the holidays!

    Phone: 912-691-0183

    Coastal Empire Montessori School has current openings for students

    Friday, September 3rd, 2010

    coastal-empire-montessori-schoolCoastal Empire Montessori Charter School is a Montessori Learning Community serving children 3-years old through the second grade.

    The school is growing and will add a grade each year until a full compliment of elementary classrooms is reached. Currently, the school has openings in the 3-year old program, Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade. If you would like more information on enrolling your child please contact the school office at 912-238-1973 or click here.

    Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School, supported by the Montessori philosophy and method, educates the Whole Child.

    Savannah special needs children yoga class

    Friday, September 3rd, 2010

    yoga-me-fit-smallerA new yoga class is being taught in Savannah that is geared toward children with special needs.

    The Special Needs Yoga Class will be 4:15-5 PM Thursdays for six weeks at Yoga Me Fit, 7208 Hodgson Memorial Dr. Cost is $120

    The class is for children ages 4 – 8 year olds. For more info, contact Lynn Geddes, 912-308-3410 or email

    New admission fees at Bouncing Angels inflatable play center in Savannah

    Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

    bouncing-angels-logoBouncing Angels, a Savannah inflatable play and party center, has new rates that started Sept. 1, 2010.

    Here are the new admission fees:
    Children 0 to 2 years old: $5 weekdays; $5 holidays and weekends
    Children 3 to 5 years old: $6 weekdays; $7 holidays and weekends.
    Children 6 to 10 years old: $7 weekdays; $8 holidays and weekends
    *Children 11 to12 years old: $8 weekdays; $9 holidays and weekends

    Each Parent: $2 weekdays; $2 holidays and weekends. (Parents only pay if playing on the inflatables, not for bringing the kids)

    *Bouncing Angels is designed for kids 10 or younger. If older kids want to play, they must behave properly or will be asked to stop using the inflatables or leave the premises

    Special Discount: Monthly 1 Child Unlimited Admission Rate: $20. Monthly Unlimited Family Admission Rate: $35

    Bouncing Angels inflatable play & party entertainment center is @ the Victory Drive Shopping Center, 2123 E. Victory Drive near Skidaway Road.  Check out the Bouncing Angels Web site here. For more info. call: 912.691.8797.