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Sara White

About Sara White

Sara lives in Grand Rapids. She enjoys spending time with her husband, being Mama to her two kids, reading and writing, playing the cello, and eating good food with friends.

AppleTree & Gilden Woods is an Award Winning Preschool and Child Care Center

Now Enrolling!
Looking for an excellent, nurturing preschool or day care? AppleTree & Gilden Woods is now enrolling for the 2017-18 school year!

AppleTree & Gilden Woods provides high quality, educational child care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, as well as preschool programs for children ages 3 – 5. The school has received awards for its […]

By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: General|0 Comments

Legacy Christian School Offers Early Spanish Immersion and More

The Preschool Dilemma
I remember when my oldest child became old enough for us to start thinking about what preschool to send her to. Should we try a co-op? Should we go half-day, all-day, two-days, or three-days? Do we want a play-based environment or something more academic?

As we took tours of schools, visited open houses, and […]

By |January 8th, 2017|Categories: Elementary, General, Preschool|0 Comments

Hudsonville Christian Offers a Nurturing Start for your Preschooler!

Finding The Right Preschool
With the new year comes a new task for parents of young kids: preschool hunting!

Finding the right preschool for your child can be an intimidating task, especially in a city like Grand Rapids, where there are many excellent choices for education.

For those seeking a high-quality, nurturing start to Christian education, Hudsonville […]

By |January 1st, 2017|Categories: General|0 Comments

A Christmas Story is Coming to Stage With Broadway GR

One of our family’s favorite holiday traditions is to gather around with tubs of popcorn and watch Christmas movie classics. Nothing helps usher in the season with movies like A Charlie Brown Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Elf, A Muppet Christmas Carol, and, of course, A Christmas Story. It’s hard to beat classics like these–except maybe seeing them live on the […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: General|0 Comments

Homeschool Extracurriculars for Grand Rapids Kids

One of the many wonderful benefits of homeschooling is the freedom of choice it offers families in deciding what educational approach is best suited for the talents and interests of each child. But with this freedom also comes an expansive amount of opportunities and decisions to be made.

In a city like Grand Rapids, where extracurricular options abound for […]

By |November 21st, 2016|Categories: General, Homeschool|3 Comments

Wheelhouse is Bringing Santa to Brunch…and You’re Invited!

The holiday season is a time for making special memories. This year, try something extra special by dining with your family in style at Wheelhouse Kitchen & Cocktails’ First Annual Brunch with Santa.

Fine Dining with a Family Twist
Known for spinning new twists on classic dishes, Wheelhouse is a contemporary American bistro located near Van Andel Arena in downtown […]

By |November 15th, 2016|Categories: Christmas, General|0 Comments

Snowy Adventures in Store at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science

Explore Grand Rapids’ Winter Wonderland!
The thought of cold Michigan winters got you down? Think again! Grand Rapids has tons of exciting things to do in the winter months, and here’s your chance to give your whole family something to look forward to: the Winter Adventure Camps at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science (WMAES).

You and your family […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Categories: General, Winter|Tags: , , |0 Comments

STEMosphere® GR Wants YOUR Curious Kid to Come Explore

Calling All Science Lovers to GRPM!
On November 12 from 9AM – 4PM, an exciting event will be taking over the Grand Rapids Public Museum: STEMosphere®!  Highlighting the best of today’s innovation and creativity, STEMosphere® is an interactive expo for learners of all ages to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities.

Over twenty […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: , |0 Comments

ARTengage is Where Kids Have all Kinds of Smart Fun

Cooler weather means warm apple cider, cozy sweaters, and beautiful foliage–but it also means it’s time to start brainstorming and exploring indoor play options for those cold, rainy days. That’s why I was especially thrilled to find out about ARTengage, an exciting and unique indoor play space in Grand Rapids.

MORE FROM GRKIDS: Grand Rapids Comic-Con […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Fruit Ridge Hayrides Offers Loads of Iconic Fall Fun

Bring the whole family to Fruit Ridge Hayrides, where you’ll find all things fun and fall!
Located just 30 minutes northwest of Grand Rapids, this scenic, 130-year-old family-run farm has so much to offer. Whether it’s picking apples in the orchard, taking a ride on a horse-drawn wagon, or finding your way through one of the […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: General|0 Comments