Real Pirates Exhibit At The Grand Rapids Public Museum

      My son loves pirates! Yes, Jake and The Neverland Pirates, pirates ships (see our Pirate Chaser Adventure Cruise from this summer), and pirate costumes. So it was a no-brainer for us to head up to Grand Rapids on our first day off from school to check out the “Real Pirates” Special Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Museum in Grand Rapids. Our Real
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Five Fun Ways to Get Kids Moving This Winter

        Start exercise habits young, make it fun, and kids will get hooked! Exercise helps us stay healthy and makes our lungs, heart, muscles and bones stronger. It helps us think better because more oxygen gets to the brain as blood starts pumping. And it helps us sleep better – there are so many benefits! Make the indoors your playground this
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Winter Snow Festivals and Chili Cooks-Offs

      Yes, I think winter is here to stay. It was pretty cold when I dropped my kiddo off at school this morning. While I’d love to hibernate for the rest of the winter, I think it’s not the most effective route to deal the winter weather. So, I think we’ll be joining in the  “If You Can Be It, Join It” mindset
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent- January 24, 2015

There’s a lot of things happening around Kalamazoo this weekend. So, get out there and enjoy the fun events in our area. For this weekend consider…   FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY   Chili Cook-Off Saturday, January 24 from 11:30 am -1:30 pm in downtown Kalamazoo.  Downtown Kalamazoo’s Annual Chili Cook-off is how we stay warm on a cold Saturday in January. It’s our annual tradition
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