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Crawford County Community Events September 2019

September 21 3rd Annual Crawford County Fest-Of-Ale The City of Robinson will host its 2nd annual craft beer festival in the Robinson City Park.  Craft beer vendors, wine, food, and entertainment highlight the afternoon activities.  Visit www.ccfestofale.com for tickets and more information. October 4-5 Annual Heath Toffee Festival and Parade Located on the square in Robinson. Celebrating the delicious Heath Candy Bar,… Read more →

Effingham County Community Events September 2019

Effingham Farmer’s Market Saturday mornings 8am-noon on the courthouse square in Effingham.  Local farmers, crafters, artisans, and vendors have many items available for purchase.  Something for everyone! Farmer’s Market Story Time with Effingham Public Library Saturday, Sep. 7, 10 a.m. at the Farmer’s Market.  All Ages, No Registration Required. *This event does not take place at the library.  Please join… Read more →

Talking with kids about strangers

With all the talk in the news, it is important to keep your child safe by teaching them about stranger danger. The following tips can help protect your child’s safety in a dangerous situation. First off, your child needs to understand the difference between a “good” stranger and a “bad” stranger. Not all unknown people are necessarily bad or dangerous. Examples of a “good” stranger… Read more →

Does Your Child Have School Anxiety?

Anxiety is something that all children will experience throughout their childhood in one way or another. When anxiety becomes severe enough to interfere with normal daily activities such as going to school or playing with friends, a caregiver would do well to consult a professional for an evaluation or advice. Some reasons why kids avoid school A bully may be bothering them problem… Read more →

Helping Cope with Grief

Each year thousands of children experience the death of someone they love. When a parent, sibling, friend or relative dies, children feel the overwhelming loss of someone who helped shape their fragile self-identities. And these feelings about death become a part of their lives forever. Caring adults, whether parents, teachers, counselors or friends, can help children during this time. If… Read more →