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Finding out You’re Going to be a Father for the First Time is Very Special [Video]

Father's Day is this Sunday, and it should be a special day for all dads, everywhere. I've been a dad 7 times, no less. But the very first time you hear those words is, well, see for yourself.

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Jungle Book at Circle Theatre This Month

This month of June, Circle Theatre continues the 2015 season with the family Magic Circle production of THE JUNGLE BOOK, running June 24-28.

This is an action-packed children’s tale, loved by all, based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling and adapted by Monica Flory, precocious Mowgli is raised by caring wolves, befriended by Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear and threatened by Shere Khan the evil tiger. Very exciting.

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Dance Recital Gets Some “Respect” [Video]

I want you to meet a sassy six-year old, Johanna Colon, who just became a huge viral sensation for her recent dance recital performance of Aretha Franklin's "Respect."

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A Hot New Band…The Baby Band! [Video]

This is just about the sweetest, cutest video I have seen.  If you need some "happy" today, this new baby band will do it for you.  Enjoy!

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A Salute to Mothers With Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” [Video]

Face it guys, our wives go through so much as a mother that we don't understand. Only other mothers truly understand what is happening. That's why, when I found this video, I knew I had to post it.

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When Life Gets Too Busy, Take a Bike Ride With a 4-Year-Old

Long workdays and full schedules make our lives busy, but it's important to take the time to appreciate the small joys of everyday life.

One bike ride with a 4-year-old and you'll quickly be reminded of how to appreciate the small things.

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Saying Goodbye to Your BFF is Tough Especially When You’re Two [Video]

Everyone looks forward to Friday because it's the start of the weekend, but two-year-old Deacon Ross of Dallas has a different reason to look forward to it. Friday is garbage collection day, and that means a visit from his friend.

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Grand Rapids City Parks to get Make Overs

It's been a long time coming, but several Grand Rapids City Parks will be getting a make over, and residents couldn't be happier.

Our news partner, WZZM TV13 says that over the next couple of months, Cherry Park, Fuller Park, Garfield Park, Highland Park, Lincoln Park, Roosevelt Park, Westown Commons and Wilcox Park will all get significant improvements.

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Mom Lip-Syncs Her Daughter’s Temper Tantrum [Video]

This is an adorable video for moms everywhere.

We all know that being a mom requires a lot of patience and a lot of skill. Let's face it, moms put up with so much. When the kids are little, even big, dealing with your kids' moods is tough. But, this mom may have a very creative answer.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Characters Khaleesi and Arya Becoming Popular Baby Names

"Game of Thrones" continues to grow in popularity. The HBO show is regularly the highest-rated show on cable, it also beats most broadcast television shows in the ratings.

That popularity is carrying over into baby names.

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Daughter Loses Tooth by Javelin Throw [Video]

Losing a tooth, the natural way, is like a sign of growing up, right? Kids are so proud when they lose a tooth. They're getting older, feeling proud, not to mention the Tooth Fairy will come with money.

However, losing a tooth can be traumatic. And parents have to help a bit, and be creative, at getting that tooth out.

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids – 2015

Have brunch with Mom for Mother's Day!

Check our guide to the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy your time with Mom!

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