Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, 2017
I’ve been thinking about how I’d like to spend my Mother’s Day this year, and it definitely involves not spending the afternoon doing dishes. Thankfully, my husband is skilled at all things domestic (sometimes more than I am!) so I can trust him to run the show on Mother’s […]
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, 2017
All photo credits are Stephanie Pearson, unless otherwise noted.
How to do Tulip Time with Kids
Tulip Time is May 6 – 14, 2017
Tulip Time in Holland, MI is the unofficial start to festival season for many Michigan residents. It’s a wonderful way to celebrate spring and the Dutch heritage that has shaped Holland over the years.
Our family is a big fan of Koetsier’s Greenhouse–especially of their Fall Play Days. When we heard that Koetsier’s also had fun events for kids in the spring through their Saturday morning Koetsier’s Kid’s Club, we were very excited to check it out!
Our conclusion after visiting: Saturday mornings at Koetsier’s are mornings well spent!
Grow a […]
Spring Break MASCOT MANIA Night at the Griffins
$5 off Per Ticket, Plus No Service Fees
GRKids.com and the Grand Rapids Griffins have teamed up to offer out a special discount for all the GRKids.com families for Mascot Mania on Saturday, April 8th! Through this special offer, GRKids.com families can save $5 off the day of game […]
TRAVERSE CITY WITH KIDS IN SUMMER
I grew up in Traverse City. And I never get tired of going back to visit in the summer.
Summer is the time when Traverse City is ripe with things to do with kids. Beaches, fruit, festivals, you name it, it’s probably happening in Traverse City in the summer.
With endless options […]
“I Brake for Garage Sales”
This was my mother’s bumper sticker when I was a kid. And it was 100% true.This article brought to you by TallySheet, the Cash Register Garage Sale App.
I remember endless days riding around country backroads with her, in search of deals for our large family. Back then, she could throw us […]
Don’t freak out, but summer vacation isn’t that far off. Sure, it’s only late March, and sure, we’re still wearing winter coats around, but we all know that time is going to start flying with end of school activities and sports and time spent outside.
Now is the time to enroll your kids in a Grand […]
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It’s Raining Opportunities for Fun in GR!
Pack your umbrellas and get ready for adventure! West Michigan is raining opportunities for your family to get out and enjoy nature, or stay inside and play. April kicks off with loads of Spring Break events and Easter egg hunts and […]
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Easter Brunch is Served…at Wheelhouse!
Easter is coming Sunday, April 16. If your family celebrates Easter, now is a great time to plan a special family brunch for Easter Sunday.
I recently bought really cute Easter outfits for my sons and besides showing them off at church, I think taking […]
Easy-On-You DIY Easter Egg Hunt
Have you ever been to an Easter Egg Hunt that was a free-for-all? Where little kids are stampeded by big kids and someone ended up in tears because they didn’t get a single egg? It’s happened to us and it’s no fun at all.
That’s why, when we started having a neighborhood […]
Easter is kind of the harbinger of Spring around Michigan (even if it IS still snowing on the daffodils while the Easter bunny makes his rounds) and kids eagerly anticipate the outdoor fun that this holiday brings.
Here’s your list of where to find all the Grand Rapids Easter fun, from Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Bunny […]
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Ahh…Spring Break! It’s a wonderful respite from the normal routine; a time to relax and enjoy fun activities with the family. Many of you will travel during this time, which can add another layer stress for mom and dad…but it can be a first day of the […]
Did you know your child can come face to face with exotic animals, go on amazing animal adventures, and learn how to care for wild creatures–right here in our own backyard at John Ball Zoo?
John Ball Zoo offers exciting camps and classes for kids of all ages, just in time for spring and summer breaks. […]
Fun Daily Activities Make Spring Break Staycations Fun!
You can fly away for Spring Break, or you can stir up some fun in Grand Rapids and enjoy the mini summer vacation that’s coming our way in April. Businesses all around town are holding special hours or events just for your kids!
A fun way to get them […]
Meijer Gardens Butterflies are Blooming Exhibit with Kids
If you are longing for a touch of spring, you’ll find it at Frederik Meijer Gardens right now.
Every year our family treks over to the Butterflies are Blooming exhibit with cameras in tow. The exhibit returns annually for the months of March and April and sports 7,000 different butterflies of 50 […]