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High School Student Fights Back Against Bullying with Positivity, Gets In Trouble (Video)

Caitlin Prater-Haacke, a high school student in Airdrie, Alberta, was bullied a few weeks ago on Facebook.

Someone posted on her page telling her to die. Pretty brutal.

But instead of responding in a negative way, Caitlin did just the opposite.

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Crafty Toys, Ride Ons Join Classics, Electronic Toys on Retailer’s Second Annual Holiday Toy List Chosen by Kids

Halloween isn't even here yet, and we're already talking about Christmas. I have even seen some retailers begin stocking their shelves with tree decorations to get a jump on holiday shopping. So, mom's, dad's and grandparents everywhere, I want you to get a jump on shopping for your kids.

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Eight-Month-Old Flexes His Muscles With Dad [Video]

Here is another of those "too cute videos."

This adorable eight-month-old takes after his dad. He likes to show off his muscles by flexing in the mirror.

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Can Parents Cook and Tend Babies at the Same Time? Nope! [Video]

Ask anyone with kids about what it's like to make a meal with a little one running around and you're bound to hear that it's an exercise in patience and multi-tasking. That goes double for this guy.

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Grand Rapids Included in Allstate’s “Life Can Surprise You” Campaign

Allstate, the insurance folks, announced the launch of its "Life Can Surprise You" campaign focusing on the unique needs of families and individuals experiencing "firsts."

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Kids’ Frozen Dinners Can Be Pretty Yucky [Video]

We all know mass produced frozen dinners are not good, but this particular one pushed a food critic over the edge.

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Gov. Rick Snyder Announces Partnership to Fight Obesity at 58 Michigan Schools

Gov. Rick Snyder joined with partners of the Building Healthy Communities program to announce 58 Michigan schools which are joining the program designed to fight obesity and improve childhood wellness.

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Grand Rapids Ranked ‘America’s Top City for Access to Pediatric Care’

A new study reveals another reason Grand Rapids is a great place for families.

Grand Rapids leads the country in access to pediatric care.

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Grand Rapids Public Schools Back to School Celebration Moved Indoors

Grand Rapids Public Schools annual back to school celebration is being held today from 4:00 - 8:00pm.

The event has been moved indoors to City High Middle School due to the weather.

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Do Something Nice for Your Parents Day [Video]

I'm officially nominating today as "do something nice for your parents day."  Seriously, I think today, you should do something nice for your parents. It doesn't have to be a big thing.  It can be as little as a simple phone call, a visit, lunch, dinner, whatever. Do something that says I love you and appreciate everything you have done for me.

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How to Stay in Shape if You’re a Busy Dad [Video]

Being a busy dad can be tough on a guy, especially if you want to stay in shape.

You can't get to the gym, so what do you do?

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Rock the Block: The Salvation Army Giving Away Bicycle Helmets Saturday in Grand Rapids

This Saturday, The Salvation Army will Rock the Block when it partners with Grand Rapids Bicycle Company to give away nearly 300 bicycle helmets and also celebrate the Fulton Heights Corps Community Center's annual block party.

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