Contact Us
Family / Kids

Family / Kids

(Photo: Laurenda Marie Bennett/LaurendaMarie.com)
(Photo: Laurenda Marie Bennett/LaurendaMarie.com)
[

Smoothies Naturally: Blackberry Banana Chia Smoothie

By Laurenda Marie Bennett

I cannot get enough of fresh berries in the warmer months.

Cherries.

Strawberries.

Raspberries.

Blueberries.

Blackberries.

Oh, and smoothies. I can’t get enough of those either!

They are breakfast made easy. Or have one as a mid-day snack. Or enjoy one as a post-workout replenisher. Or try one as a dessert!

Read More

Photo: Wendy Galer/100.5 The River
Photo: Wendy Galer/100.5 The River
[

Lola Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday

Lola is a stray Terrier and American Staffordshire mix dog that stopped in for a visit in the 100.5 The River's studios for Wet Nose Wednesday on "Andy Rent in the Morning" with guest host Tim Harris.

Read More

Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
[

Museums Free 4 All in Grand Rapids on Sunday

Enjoy free and educational fun in Grand Rapids on Sunday, May 4 at Museums Free 4 All.

Anyone may receive free admission at four museums in downtown Grand Rapids from Noon - 5:00pm on May 4.

Read More

ThinkStock
ThinkStock
[

The Magic Word To Get Your Kids To Do Chores

Good news, parents! Scientists have figured out the magic word for you to use if you want to get your kids to do chores!

Surprisingly, it isn't "please" or "NOW!", it's much simpler. 

Read More

Category: Family / Kids
Wendy Galer/100.5 The River
Wendy Galer/100.5 The River
[

Salvador Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday

Salvador is a stray medium-haired cat that stopped in for a visit in the 100.5 The River's studios for Wet Nose Wednesday on "Andy Rent in the Morning" with guest host Tim Harris.

Read More

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
[

Toddler Knows Numbers of All Detroit Red Wings Players [Video]

Well, this is adorable. And this kid is obviously some sort of savant, because I couldn't name the jersey number of a single Detroit Red Wings player.

This little boy's name is David, and he's just over 2 years old. Watch as he correctly identifies the jersey numbers of some of his favorite Red Wings players.

Read More

Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
[

Grand Rapids Public Museum Holding LEGO-Building Contest

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is currently hosting a LEGO exhibit.

The exhibit has inspired many young builders to make creations of their own.

Now, all will have a chance to show off their LEGO-building expertise in a new contest. 

Read More

Apple cheddar salad with honey mustard vinaigrette makes for a great spring salad. (Photo: Laurenda Marie Bennett/LaurendaMarie.com)
Apple cheddar salad with honey mustard vinaigrette makes for a great spring salad. (Photo: Laurenda Marie Bennett/LaurendaMarie.com)
[

Salad Time: Apple, White Cheddar and Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

By Laurenda Marie Bennett

Spring has finally sprung!

While everyone is spring cleaning and de-cluttering their homes, I think it’s just as important to cleanse our bodies.

They sure deserve it, don’t they? Especially after such a long winter of hibernation and comfort foods. Fresh salads, like this Apple, White Cheddar & Chicken Salad with homemade Honey Mustard Dressing, are the perfect way to lighten up a meal without compromising flavor.

Read More

"Marvin"
"Marvin"
[

Marvin Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday

Marvin, the 5-month old Staffordshire Terrier mix visited the studios for Wet Nose Wednesday.  Marvin is one great dog.

Read More

Baby
[

Why Are Babies Cute? Science Finally Has an Answer [Video]

What is it about babies that make us go, "Awwwww?" That's a question we may now be able to answer.

Read More

carwash
Photodisc
[

Adorable Two-Year Old Freaks Out at Car Wash [Video]

This is so cute and adorable: The first time in a car wash.

This woman's two-year-old freaked out on her first time in a car wash in this video.

We can all identify with that.

Read More

Category: Family / Kids, Videos Tags:
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
[

Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells Batman Smells is fun for Entire Family at Civic Theatre [VIDEO]

It's opening night tonight at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, for the delightful "Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells Batman Smells.  Plan on you and your family having a wonderful time.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!