Nichole Kladder

About Nichole Kladder

Nichole is a social instigator and a huge advocate for the city of Grand Rapids. She’s a full-time working mom who manages video production in house at Steelcase. Her past work includes ArtPrize, 5x5Night, and Start Garden. You can most often find Nichole strolling with her husband and daughter in Eastown. Find out more about the Kladders on her blog,

How to Enjoy a Morning in Rockford, Michigan With Baby

A Saturday Morning ‘Stroll’ With Your Toddler in Downtown Rockford The long, humid summer is gone and if you’re anything like me, you’re in desperate need of a change of scenery. You’ve done a lot this summer: walks at Fredrick Meijer Gardens, visited your local splash pad, enjoyed the beach at Millennium Park and I’m guessing [...]

5 Things to Know Before Having a Baby in Grand Rapids

Important Info Before You Have a Baby in Grand Rapids So you’re having a baby; congrats! And here’s some more great news: Grand Rapids is one of the best cities to start a family in. But before you welcome baby, here are 5 things to know. 1. Know your birthing professionals. OBGYNs, doulas, midwives, and birthing [...]

By | 2017-05-12T14:42:17+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Categories: General, I'm Pregnant, Parenting Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Nichole’s Top 5 Grand Rapids Mommy and Me Classes

Our Top 5 Mommy (and Daddy!) & Me Fitness Go-Tos If you’re anything like me your New Year is off to a booming start! But perhaps not the sort of ‘boom’ you were expecting. Instead of making time for fitness and food like I had planned, I find myself compromising my health because I’m [...]

By | 2017-05-12T14:42:19+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Categories: General, Health|0 Comments

Top 4 Baby-Friendly Christmas Activities Around Grand Rapids

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By | 2017-05-12T14:42:24+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Categories: Christmas, General, Winter|0 Comments

Nichole Asks, What are Your Favorite Custom Children’s Keepsakes?

[note]This post is brought to you by Captured in Clay. We offer one of the most unique ways to preserve those fleeting early days of the newborn stage. Let us preserve the memory of when their little hand wrapped around just one of your fingers or when you could hold their feet in your hand. [...]

By | 2017-05-12T14:42:48+00:00 May 18th, 2015|Categories: General|0 Comments