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A New Parent’s Guide To Grand Rapids

This post made possible by AppleTree Early Care and Preschool. At AppleTree, children 6 weeks to 12 years old learn, play, and develop at their own pace; their unique abilities
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Top OBGYNs in Greater Grand Rapids

FAVORITE OBGYNs, GR PARENTS SAY A great obstetrician/gynecologist is a key to a woman’s good health. Not only are they committed to keeping you healthy, but when you’re pregnant, they’ve got
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Top Orthodontists in Greater Grand Rapids – for Kids!

FAVORITE ORTHODONTISTS, GR PARENTS SAY Trusting someone with your child’s smile is serious business, and not something you can easily change your mind on halfway through the process. We’ve polled our
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Top Dentists, Doctors, Chiropractors, ETC for Kids in Grand Rapids

RESULTS ARE IN! We asked, you answered. Whether you were born and raised in Grand Rapids or you just moved to the area, we know that parents across West Michigan
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West Michigan’s Favorite Beaches Revealed

*This post was originally written by Jennifer B and was updated for 2015.* MICHIGAN IS THE ULTIMATE BEACH STATE We are spoiled in West Michigan. Our backyard has mile after mile
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GRAND RAPIDS SUMMER SCHOOL AND TUTORING ROUNDUP

KIDS PRONE TO THE SUMMER SLIDE? No more teachers, no more books… school’s out! It’s that fun time of year with no regular school schedule, but it’s also the start
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When Are the Local Farmer’s Markets Open? Here’s Your List, West Michigan!

NOTHING BEATS MICHIGAN HOMEGROWN Our farmers are fruit and veggie champions, growing superb crops to share with all us folks who don’t have gardens of our own. Grab your favorite
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Junior Golf Programs Around Grand Rapids

Golf is a great activity for kids. It teaches patience, focus, respect and problem solving–all skills that will benefit them long after they’ve walked off the course. And it’s an activity that
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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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Winter Break Activity Guide | Grand Rapids 2014

FEATURED WINTER BREAK ACTIVITIES Christmas Break is coming and we have you covered! Take a look at all the activities West Michigan has to offer during your holiday season. Make
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Museum & Zoo Membership Perks Revealed | Grand Rapids

FAMILY PASSES FOR GRAND RAPIDS FAMILIES Memberships are often the most economical way for a family to enjoy museums and zoos around greater Grand Rapids. Families love the option of
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Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in West Michigan

Ladies and Gentlemen, Get Out Your Handsaws! It’s time. We’ve had our first big snow (okay, that was a little ridiculous) and December is just around the corner. It’s time to head
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Santa Sightings for Greater Grand Rapids – 2014

SANTA IS ALREADY MAKING HIS LISTS I (April) took my kids on our annual trip to Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland past weekend. Bronner’s. The world’s largest CHRISTMAS store. …And Santa wasn’t
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Indoor Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in Grand Rapids

(Birthday) Party Time! Excellent! Wondering where to host your child’s next birthday bash? Look no further! We’ve put together a great list of places to celebrate your kid with fun and
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