For moms in Savannah and the Coastal Empire


Mom Knows Best: Jennifer Smith

by Cate Mafera on Wed, 07/21/2010 - 8:49am
On this week's "Mom Knows Best", Jennifer Smith, 33, talks about raising her three children Sophia, 7, Odessa, 5, and Clark, 3.

Click play below to watch.
Rincon children sell drinks to benefit 15-year-old's battle with rare disease

Rincon children sell drinks to benefit 15-year-old's battle with rare disease

by Coastal Mommies... on Sun, 06/27/2010 - 6:37am

RINCON - For a pair of 10-year-old Rincon
girls, spending summer afternoons selling beverages to passersby isn't
about making ice cream money.

Michaela Pannell and Avrie Shadley,
both rising fifth-graders at Blandford Elementary School, spent four
afternoons this week selling flavored beverages and bottled water in
front of Silverwood Plantation to raise money for Avrie's 15-year-old
brother's battle against a rare spinal condition.


A rare disease

Gregory Shadley Jr., 15, had a normal life.

Immunize children before they go to camp

by Coastal Mommies... on Thu, 06/24/2010 - 7:37am

By Sally Silberman, Public Relations Information Manager, Coastal Health District

School books have been put away for a few months and children in
Bryan County are looking forward to the lazy days of summer which may
include going to summer camps. But before kids head out for summer fun,
parents are encouraged to make sure that all immunizations are up to

Early school registration encouraged in Effingham County

by Coastal Mommies... on Wed, 05/26/2010 - 5:55am

SPRINGFIELD - New residents to Effingham County are encouraged to
register their children for enrollment in the Effingham County public
school system as early as possible before Aug. 9, which is the first
day of the 2010-2011 school term.

Those who choose to register the last week before school starts may experience an extremely long wait.


by LaDeeDaKids on Tue, 05/18/2010 - 12:57pm

La Dee Da Children's Boutique...your premiere children's boutique and consignment store!  Rileyroos, Mud pie, The Fizzy baker. Petit Ami, Classic Kids, Gymboree, Gap, Strasburg etc; La Dee Da also offers monogramming, custom made diaper cakes, hairbows, diaper bags, burp cloth gift sets, pacifier clips, tutus, birthday apparel, baby wipe cases, kufi's, crib shoes and SO MUCH MORE! Stop in and visit with us today!  You'll be glad you made the trip!


Friends, family of cancer survivors to shave heads

Friends, family of cancer survivors to shave heads

by Coastal Mommies... on Fri, 03/26/2010 - 8:14am

This weekend's fifth annual St. Baldrick's event aims to shave 100 heads, raise $20,000 for childhood cancer research.

Last year, 91 people agreed to have their heads shaved at the event,
located at the Savannah Mall near the Bass Pro Shops. This year,
organizer Heide Elliott hopes to draw in 100 people willing to go bald
for childhood cancer research.

Read more about the event here



by childlife on Mon, 03/22/2010 - 8:15am

Have your children bring their favorite stuffed toy for a complete check-up in our mock hospital. More fun games and activities following the visit. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

What:       20th Annual Teddy Bear Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center Hoskins Building

When:      Saturday, April 10th from 10:00-1:00 p.m.

Who:        All children under the age of 10 yrs and their families


Cats Have Become The Most Popular Pet In The United States!

Cats Have Become The Most Popular Pet In The United States!

by Dr. Carla Case-... on Mon, 01/25/2010 - 4:36pm

Recently I read an article that was interesting  to me as a  veterinary professional.   Cats are the most popular pet in the United States.  In a lot of ways, it makes sense.

Learn why children with Down Syndrome learn SIGN LANGUAGE

by carriagetradepr on Sun, 01/03/2010 - 4:14pm

Sign Language Promotes Effective Communication in Children with Down syndrome

Hot 'n Healthy: Busy parents can do cardio with their children

Hot 'n Healthy: Busy parents can do cardio with their children

by Coastal Mommies... on Tue, 11/24/2009 - 8:10am

Whether you work or stay home with children, time is always an issue. If you can't seem to find time to work out, why not combine your workout with spending time with your children?

There are many parks and recreational areas to jog while pushing a stroller or letting your toddler ride his bike or scooter beside you.

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