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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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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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Discovering Appropriate Consequences for Kids

How do we make our kids behave? What do we do when they don’t behave? Finding the right consequence can be challenging to say the least.  Give Kids the Tools
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Moms, We Don’t Need to Apologize for Our Messy House OR Our Clean House

Real Homes Look Like…YOUR Home I read an article recently about what a “real” home looks like when you have kids: laundry everywhere, dishes in the sink, toys on the
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Spring Break on the Cheap – Have a Holiday That Won’t Break the Bank

If you have $2000-$5000 you can go to Disneyworld for Spring Break! For $200-$500 you could maybe spend a couple nights in a nearby waterpark hotel. But for those of
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30 Days of APRIL Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

It’s Raining Opportunities for Fun in GR! April is nearly here and it’s bringing along Spring Break, Easter and loads of family fun! Pack your umbrellas and get ready to go
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Charter and Private Schools Offering Young 5′s in GR and Suburbs

Places to Find Young 5′s Now that Many Public Schools Don’t Offer It Enrollment has already started for most young 5′s programs, and for some they’ve already filled up! Don’t
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Free (or Cheap) Things to do With Your Kids This Spring in Grand Rapids

Spring Into the Season With Free Fun Warmer weather typically means more time outside taking advantage of the free fun Mother Nature has to offer. However, West Michigan has a
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Spring Break Daily Activity Guide 2015 | Grand Rapids

The Mud Room Visit The Mud Room for good clean Spring Break fun! All ages will enjoy the PJ Party on Friday 4/3 from 5-8pm. Wear your pajamas to receive
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I Wish It Was Summer – Events and Places to Pretend

If you are anything like me, the last several weeks may have left you feeling like a character in the Disney movie Frozen, stuck in eternal winter. Although glimpses of
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Easter Bunny Sightings in Grand Rapids

Where the Easter Bunny is Hiding and Where You Can Find Him The snow has been busily melting outside, just in time for a little Easter fun! If you’re ready to
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South Pacific at the Civic Theatre is a Nice Break From the Cold

Treat Your Date to a Rogers and Hammerstein Gem We had a date night tonight- a real, grown up date night. I’m talking about dinner, drinks, and a live performance at
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31 Days of MARCH Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

It’s Time to Crawl out of our Dens …There’s So Much to do This Month! March is almost here, and with it comes (dare I say) warmer temperatures, hints of spring,
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Spring Consignment Guide for Grand Rapids and Beyond – 2015

The List of Consignment Sales Around Grand Rapids Are your kids growing like weeds? Save money as you restock your child’s wardrobe! Our extensive list of consignment sales in the
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A Genius Way to Read With Your Kids

I Haven’t had Time for Leisure Reading in Years For my entire life, I have loved to read. However, in my adult/ mommy years, I have found myself in a
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