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Spring Break Camps and Classes – 2015

Options for Spring Break Camps and Classes in Grand Rapids Get out and stay busy this Spring Break! Spring Break Camps are a perfect way for your child to explore something
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WIN! A Chance to be an Honorary Ball Kid for the Grand Rapids Drive

The Sweet Sounds of Shoes Squeaking on the Court are Brought to you by GR Drive When I first moved to Grand Rapids from the east side of the state
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Who’s Your Favorite Pediatrician?

WHERE ARE THE BEST PEDIATRICIANS IN WEST MICHIGAN? In late 2014 we asked you to nominate your favorite family care providers. Now, we’re ready to see which of these are
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Warm Fuzzies Will Revolutionize the Way Your Kids Behave

You’ll Be Amazed at Your Kid’s Positive Behavior With Warm Fuzzies This amazing tactic has been sweeping through my Mom’s Group, taking our families all by storm! The system is so
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How to Get Discounted GR Drive Tickets for the Rest of the Season!

GRKIDS + GR DRIVE = SLAM DUNK We’ve got some new athletes in town and it’s time to come watch them play! And to make sure that cost doesn’t deter you, grkids
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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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10 Unique Dining Spots For Families in West Michigan

For dining options, West Michigan boasts some fantastic finds! We’ve got our free & cheap spots, our favorite spots, the summer time outside eats spots, but what about the unique
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The New Family Game Night: You Never Have to Play Chutes and Ladders Again.

Board Games Are Hot Right Now On Valentine’s Day my daughter brought home a worksheet outlining some of the things she loves. This is what she had to say about me: It’s
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7 Favorite Places for Kid’s Swim Lessons in Grand Rapids

You Can’t Live in the Great Lakes State Without Swimming Lessons Are your kids as anxious as mine to go swimming under the hot sun this summer? Are you as
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What Your Child Needs to Know to Enter Kindergarten in Michigan

What Your Child Should Know Before Starting Kindergarten As a teacher I’ve evaluated hundreds of children for Kindergarten readiness. In addition to previous experience, I spent nine years at Knapp
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Where to Snowshoe With Kids in West Michigan – and Where to Rent Snowshoes, too!

Snowshoeing is Fun for the Whole Family Michigan is cold. It’s snowy. We might as well embrace it, right? Snowshoeing is a great way to burn energy and spend time in nature
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Nichole Asks, What do You do for Childcare in Grand Rapids?

Baby Name Update A few weeks ago I asked you how you chose your child’s name. After reading your responses we’ve voyaged forward on the name search and per your advice
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12 Favorite Places to Buy Maternity Clothes in Grand Rapids

I think one of the great illusions of pregnancy is fun maternity clothes. Sure, it starts out fun. You get pregnant. You get excited. You start to think about all the
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Top Ten Family Date Ideas in Grand Rapids, MI

LET’S GO ON A FAMILY DATE, GRAND RAPIDS! If you’re looking to spend some quality time with your whole family but need some ideas, we’ve got you covered. Movies and
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Grand Rapids Drive Partners with GRKIDS.COM for Special Promotion

GRKIDS and GR DRIVE TEAM UP grkids.com is pleased to announce its partnership with the Grand Rapids Drive, the new NBA D-league team playing in Grand Rapids. This partnership allows
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