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Halloween Edition – Friday News RoundUp for GR Families – 10.31.14

HAPPY HALLOWEEN WEST MICHIGAN! Here’s our quick look back over the past week as we highlight things that were popular around Grand Rapids, both on and offline. FROM OUR PUBLISHING TEAM
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Saying Goodbye Too Soon – Resources for Families that Have Lost Pregnancies or Infants

Finding Out Your Baby Is Gone On a Friday in May 2000, Jennifer Lardie was a beaming mother-to-be at the 37-week appointment for her heathy baby fetus. On Sunday a doctor
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How to Keep Your Little Elsa from Getting Frozen On Halloween in Grand Rapids

Indoor Trick-or-Treating in Grand Rapids? That may be your best bet this year, as Friday’s forecast calls for a windy and cold evening, with temps hanging around the 30′s, wind
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WIN! Tickets to Grand Rapids Comic-Con

If you haven’t noticed, comics, science fiction and gaming are IN. These days, its cool to be a geek. To like science and art. And Grand Rapids is quickly hitting
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Does My Child Need Speech Therapy? Mom Talk with Emily Linnert – GRAND RAPIDS PARENTS PODCAST Ep 15

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LISTEN TO EPISODE 15 Click the play button above or subscribe in iTunes. WHAT’S IN EPISODE 15? Melody talks with WOOD TV8 Daybreak Anchor Emily Linnert about the shared experience of
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GR Friday Favorites for Families – 10.24.14

TGIF WEST MICHIGAN! Join us as we give you a quick look back over the past week and highlight things that were popular from around Grand Rapids, both on and offline.
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How To Pay For Adoption Without Taking Out a Loan

Did you know that less than 2% of Americans who consider adoption actually adopt?  The Biggest Deterrent to Adoption is Cost According to Abbafund.com, 79% of families who want to adopt
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Revealed! Our Next Cause to Champion – Ep 14

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LISTEN TO EPISODE 14 Click the play button above or subscribe in iTunes. It is our pleasure to announce our 2015 Cause to Champion – congratulations, MomsBloom! Let us assure you,
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FREE Holiday Baby Photo at Baby’s Day Out- RESERVE NOW!

BABY’S DAY OUT IS JUST A FEW DAYS AWAY! Saturday, November 1 from 9:00-11:15 am. We are so excited to bring you Baby’s Day Out again! We have a great
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Where Kids Eat Free or Cheap in Grand Rapids

*This article was last updated on 10/21/2014 KIDS EAT FREE IN GRAND RAPIDS OFFERS CHANGE OFTEN – PLEASE CHECK! We’ve researched restaurants in the Grand Rapids area that offer free
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GRKIDS & GRIFFINS TEAM UP FOR LEGO NIGHT DISCOUNT – save $5+ with our PROMO CODE!

GRKIDS.COM Night with the Griffins! Plus, a PROMO CODE! grkids readers, we are beyond excited to bring you this exclusive, special offer for a night out with the Grand Rapids Griffins
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We ALL Work Hard – Parents Don’t Need to Compare

YOU’RE SO LUCKY… I heard it again the other day. A variation of what I’ve been hearing for years. It usually comes from a female acquaintance who works outside the
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GR Friday Favorites for Families – 10.17.14

TGIF WEST MICHIGAN! Come with us as we give you a quick look back over the past week and highlight things that were popular from around Grand Rapids, both on
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Here’s the Scoop on the NEW Fall Family Kroc Program Lineup

Drop In at the Kroc Any Day of the Week My family just spent a week at the Kroc Center checking out their drop-in activities and we loved it! Their brand new
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Saying Goodbye Too Soon – Local Hospitals and Businesses Help Parents Remember Babies They’ve Lost

“I can’t imagine what it’s like to leave the hospital without a baby.” Deana Brownlow of Captured in Clay was struck by this sentiment a few years ago when she thought
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