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Sign Up Now – grkids Play Date at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum!

WE’RE HEADED TO THE GRAND RAPIDS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM! …For a creative and adventurous Play Date! Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 For: ALL AGES! Time: 9:30 AM Cost: $6 per person
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episode 6 – Cause to Champion Nominations & Fall Family Activities – GRAND RAPIDS PARENTS PODCAST

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LISTEN TO EPISODE 6 Click the play button above or subscribe in iTunes. WHAT’S IN EPISODE 6? Melody interviews Bram Roberts about fall programs at the Grand Rapids Kroc Center,
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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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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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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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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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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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So You Want to Sing? Join One of These Grand Rapids Youth Choruses

Has your child belted out “Let It Go” more times than you can count? Okay, so probably every elementary-aged kid in America has been doing that since last year. Does
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