We all know that being a mom is hard. You have to keep a tiny human alive, while also trying to find a way to socialize, get your work done, and sometimes grab a few minutes of sleep when you can.

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Trying to find a way to prioritize work and socialization tends to be at the bottom of our list, and often gets put to the side for our little ones. But, what if you could find a way to get the best of both worlds?

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There are several coffee shops and cafes in West Michigan that offer opportunities for moms to bring their kids along for a playdate while they get some work done. If you're an exhausted mom like me, you'll want to check them out!

Coffee Clubhouse

No matter what the weather is you can sip, savor, and socialize at this adorable cafe in Grand Rapids. They offer a indoor and outdoor place for the kiddos to play while you crack open that laptop.

Itsy Bitsy Play Cafe

If you're looking for an option with some structured activities and playtime, this cafe is perfect for you and your little one. They offer things like Music and Movement Monday as well as meet and greets with Disney characters, so you can socialize without having to pay those steep daycare prices.

Dino Daisy Play Cafe

Dino Daisy Cafe on Facebook
Dino Daisy Cafe on Facebook

Located in Byron Center, Dino Daisy Play Cafe isn't just for morning meet ups, they also have fun events (like pizza night) for the entire family! Their play space is large and clean, and offers toys and activities for kids of all ages.

While there are lots of places that you can take your kiddo to play while you sip and be productive, these three incredible businesses in West Michigan are going above and beyond to make life easier for parents.

Did I miss one? send me an email at laura.hardy@townsquaremedia.com

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