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WIN! Gift Certificate and Presale Pass to Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Ah, Fall. Back to School. Michigan apples. Colorful trees. Crisp, cool air.  AND CONSIGNMENT SALES!! West Michigan is blessed with an array of great consignment sales, and are even lucky
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Move to the Head of Class With These Tips for Getting Back Into the School Routine

Getting (You and) Your Kids Back in the Swing of Things Some of you are doing cartwheels at the thought of your kids going back to school, while others are
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KOETSIER’S EARLY FALL PLAY DAYS RETURN – RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT FOR THE LAST TWO YEARS If you’ve never been to Koetsier’s in the fall, you MUST try it out this year. They are professionals when
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8 Tips for the Best “First Day of School” Photos

Want to Have the Best Looking “First Day of School” Photos on Facebook? I have compiled a list of tips that will have you taking photos like a pro with
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All About the NEW SPORT of FOOT GOLF and how to Play It In Grand Rapids – Podcast Episode 5

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EPISODE 5 – GRAND RAPIDS PARENTS PODCAST – FOOT GOLF This week I spoke with Jason Sanchez of Maple Hill Golf Course about their new FOOT GOLF offering. CLICK THE
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Back to School Checklist – 4 Things Parents Need To Do Before School Starts

Just What You Needed… Another TO DO List! I don’t know about you, but I am completely dependent on TO DO lists. Without them, I wander aimlessly through my day.
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Where To Get Back to School Haircuts Around Grand Rapids

  TAME THOSE SUMMER LOCKS …and get ready for school! Our list of reader recommended salons and barber shops contains prices and phone numbers for your convenience. Some comments from
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New to A School – Transition Tips for Kids and Parents of all Ages

New Kid on the Block So your baby is entering elementary school, your (not so) little kid is moving on to the middle school, or your awkwardly loveable 8th grader
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Do your Next Art or Pinterest Project at HEARTS FOR THE ARTS in Grand Rapids

HEARTS FOR THE ARTS IS NOW OPEN Shannon Andrus, owner of Hearts for the Arts, is also a mom of a two year old with another on the way (any
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Just Jilly Talks Back to School Fashions and strageties for Grand Rapids Families

Back to School Shopping Tips with Local Mom Just Jilly – Episode 4

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Episode 4 – Grand Rapids Parents Podcast BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING STRATEGIES FOR GRAND RAPIDS PARENTS Meet Jill. Jill is a local Grand Rapids mom with three kids, ages 4,
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5 Things You May Not Know About Packing School Lunches

Hey Mom, What’s For Lunch? In just a few weeks we will all be dragging our kids out of bed too early and pushing through the morning routine to get
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Rent a Vintage Local Lodge for Your Next Party

VINTAGE LODGES ARE READY FOR YOUR NEXT PARTY Have you ever been to a party at a local lodge? It’s fantastic! Not only are you getting a party at the
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GRPL Is Kicking off its 7th Annual Mayor’s Book Club

Join Mayor Heartwell in Fighting Illiteracy in Grand Rapids A few weeks ago my daughters inadvertently obtained buttons (they love their buttons!) at the main library in downtown Grand Rapids.
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7 Fishing Holes for Kids Around Grand Rapids

Do you have a Summer Bucket List? We did, and “fishing with Daddy” was on the list. We managed to cross that item off our list after vacation in the
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Choosing Your Next Family Photographer, Plus Our New Photographer’s Guide

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PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS TIPS FOR CHOOSING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER CLICK PLAY BUTTON ABOVE. Sorting through the many photographers in West Michigan can be a challenge. Today’s podcast interview with Karl and Ashley
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