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New Research: Don’t Wait To Feed Your Kids Peanuts
Currently, more than 50 million Americans suffer an allergy, according to the CDC. 2% are children with a peanut allergy. For as long as we've known we've been told to wait to feed children peanuts to avoid an allergy but as it turns out its actually the opposite...
Substitute Teachers are Desperately Needed in Michigan
Michigan is facing a shortage of substitute teachers and it's having a direct affect on schools.
The Detroit Free Press says the lack of substitute teachers,
...is making it difficult for schools to cope when there are absences due to illness or family emergency, or for those times when a teacher…
25 Days of Christmas Movies on Freeform!
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without our beloved movies during the holiday season.
And now that it's December, it's time for Freeform's 25 Days of continuous Christmas movies (with some other favorites in between).
Some of this year's movies include the ones that alway…
Children’s Shoe Sold Only at Meijer Being Recalled
Skidders Footwear is recalling about 5,500 of their children's tennis shoe that's sold only at Meijer stores.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the rivets on the inside of the shoe have sharp edges which could cause a laceration hazard...
12-Year-old Boy Stabbed by an 8-Year-Old in Grand Rapids
An 8-year-old boy, from Grand Rapids, is currently in juvenile detention for allegedly stabbing a 12-year-old boy.
MLive reports that the incident occurred Wednesday (11/9) evening, at a house on Caufield Ave SW. The 8-year-old was fighting with his siblings when a 12-year-old boy tried to inter…
The Kids Iron Chef Competition Was Cheesy Fun! [Photos]
On Saturday, November 5th, the B.O.B hosted its annual GR .1K race to raise awareness and to help find the cure for Duchenne, a type of Muscular Dystrophy. It's a short race, for a big cause!
But just because it's a short race doesn't mean the runners didn't deserve the best …
Celebrate SantaFest at the Woodland Mall
Christmas is going to be here before we know it and the Woodland Mall in Kentwood is celebrating early.
On Saturday, November 12th from noon-3 p.m., SantaFest is going to kick off the holiday season and the whole family is invited! The mall will feature different workshops that kids can partake in in…
Relax… ‘SpongeBob Squarepants’ is NOT Getting Cancelled!
SpongeBob Squarepants has been one of Nickelodeon's most popular shows since it aired in 1999, which is why people were shocked when they heard that the show was going to be cancelled after 17 years.
A meme circulated the internet this past week that after 17 years on TV, SpongeBob wou…
The Best ArtPrize Entries for Kids
ArtPrize brings thousands to Grand Rapids and kids are always a big part of the event. Many schools take trips to explore ArtPrize and families spend time downtown too.
Sometimes the art kids enjoy most is the same artwork that's favored by jurors and the public, but often it&apos…

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