WIN! Maple Hill Golf is Giving Away 4 Sets of Powerbilt Clubs

The Grass is Always Greener…on the Course! Did you notice it this weekend? I mean, after the earthquake hullaballoo? The trees have burst forth in their green splendor! Buds have
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Fun and Learning Abound At Science Camps This Summer!

Fun + Learning = Science Camp Fun. What kid doesn’t want fun? And face it, if they don’t have at least a little bit of fun this summer you’re going to be
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Sleepover Camps West Michigan Families Love

Day camp is fun, but big memories are made at those overnight camps. You know, the ones where you were completely on your own, without the comfort of mom and
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Grand Rapids Neighborhood Garage Sale Roundup 2015

Neighborhood Garage Sales in Grand Rapids We welcome new additions to this guide! Please enter your information here. All new entries must include at least 10 houses, or one church,
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Nichole New Grand Rapids Moms

Nichole Asks, How do you Handle Breastmilk Leakage?

Announcing our Beautiful Daughter Natalie! Natalie Elyse Kladder has arrived and we couldn’t be more in love! Born Thursday, April 16, she is healthy and beautiful. We’re settling in nicely at
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Spa & Stay Giveaway

WIN! Spa & Stay Giveaway to Silver Lake Resort

Silver Lake Resort was Made for Moms I got kind of jealous emailing Don at Silver Lake Resort this week. He lives near the Lake Michigan shore year round and I could just see
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Junior Golf Programs Around Grand Rapids

Golf is a great activity for kids. It teaches patience, focus, respect and problem solving–all skills that will benefit them long after they’ve walked off the course. And it’s an activity that
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Kids Will Love Alexander and the Terrible No Good Day at Civic Theatre!- Ep 27


LISTEN TO EPISODE 27 Click the play button above or subscribe in iTunes or now, on STITCHER RADIO. WHAT’S IN EPISODE 27? In this episode Melody and her daughter chat
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Mothers Day 2015

15 Places to Take Mom for Mother’s Day Brunch. Reservations Recommended!

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10. Watch out, Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re hoping to go out for brunch to celebrate you need to make
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The Chair: Saying Goodbye to the Baby Years

Remembering Those Precious Moments I’m not one to be sentimental about material things. I kept a few of my kids’ baby clothes for a while (they’re just so tiny!) but
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St. Louis Family Vacation

Why St. Louis Will Be Your Next Family Vacation

GETTING THERE IS EASY Our vacations are changing. As our kids get older, we find ourselves wanting to show our kids different parts of the country. They’re getting old enough
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GRCM Little GR

Little GR at the Children’s Museum is the Next Big Kid Magnet

GRCM’s newest permanent exhibit is going to take our big city by storm…in a pint-sized way! When I was a kid my siblings would spend days setting up for and playing
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MAY Things to do with kids in Grand Rapids 2015

31 Days of MAY Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

May Not Only Brings Flowers…but Frogs, Festivals and Family Fun! Hip hip hooray, May is on its way, and West Michigan sure is ready for it! The month is full
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Earth Day Activities for Kids Around Grand Rapids

Teaching Good Stewardship of Mother Earth Did you know that Earth Day (April 22) is celebrating its 45th year this week? Or that Arbor Day (April 24) was started by a Michigan
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Silver Lake Resort and Campground

Try “Cappucino Camping” This Summer at Silver Lake Campground

CAMPING JUST GOT AN UPGRADE Ask any camping parent and they’ll tell you camping isn’t a full-fledged relaxation-vacation for the adults. In a lot of ways camping just moves everyday jobs and tasks to a harder-to-keep-clean,
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