How Do You Feel About This Weather??

I Confess~ I have Weather Brain. This past week of snow, while infuriating, has been exciting. I think that weather has a way of bringing us all together… it’s one of the few common experiences that we’re all subject to. I’m glued to the weather reports and cannot believe how much snow has fallen in such a short period of time. Did you see Buffalo??? This video of the snow moving in amazes me every time I watch it. (No, I don’t sit here and replay it over and over again. =) Post by Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan. Anyhow, how did you spend your snow days? We spent our time making these cute candle holders for Christmas gifts (used up some old mason jars!) and watching Mary Poppins (my kids have been hooked ever since they saw it last week at the Civic Theatre.)
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Top 10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Grand Rapids

Parents can be very picky about which restaurants they’ll return to time and time again. Where can you find the restaurants with enough high chairs and boosters, decent kids’ menus, and
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Timeless! Six Thumbs Up for Mary Poppins – EP 18


LISTEN TO EPISODE 18 Click the play button above or subscribe in iTunes. WHAT’S IN EPISODE 18? In this episode Melody and her two oldest kids review the musical Mary
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12 Kid-Made Gift Ideas You’ll Love

HOMEMADE IS FROM THE HEART We love a sweet, handmade gift. We bet you do, too. Here are 12 kid-made gift ideas that will mean the world to a grownup.
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Santa Sightings for Greater Grand Rapids – 2014

SANTA IS ALREADY MAKING HIS LISTS I (April) took my kids on our annual trip to Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland past weekend. Bronner’s. The world’s largest CHRISTMAS store. …And Santa wasn’t
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