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Funny Tweets By Parents The Week Of March 4

The popularity of social networking has given parents all new ways to embarrass their offspring, and often in hilarious fashion. Our favorite funny tweets by parents this week perfectly captured the frustration (and humiliation) that comes along with parenting

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finding josephine, flickr
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How Many Snow Days Should Schools Be Required To Make Up? [Poll]

After a slow start, we've seen our share of snow this winter.

West Michigan students have seen their share of snow days too.

How many snow days should schools be required to make up?

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chadmiller, flickr
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Which Is More Emotional: First Day Of Kindergarten Or High School Graduation? [Poll]

Kindergarten registration for next year's students has begun across West Michigan.

High school seniors are dreaming about graduation.

These are major educational milestones for students and unforgettable occasions for parents.

Have you experienced both, as a parent?  Which was more emotional for you?

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You Tube
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Little boy Makes Unbelievable Trick Basketball Shots (video)

This little boy is absolutely unbelievable.  Really, he makes all sorts of trick shots.  You have to see this.

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ogimogi, flickr
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Do You Let Your Kids Play With The Toys At The Doctor’s Office? [Poll]

It's STILL flu season.

If your kids have a routine visit to the doctor's office coming up, there is reason to be cautious.  The waiting room can be full of germs.

Do you let your kids play with the toys at the doctor's office?

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Spectrum Health Opens New Maternity Entrance

 

Have you had a baby at Spectrum Health in the past or visited someone who has?

Big changes have come to Spectrum's maternity area. The rooms are bigger and the entrance is in a different place. 

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fireflythegreat, flickr
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Birthday Cake – Bake It Or Buy It? [Poll]

Birthday cake tradition trumps New Year's resolution.

At least it should.

When it comes time to celebrate with birthday cake, where do you get your cake?

Do you bake it or buy it?

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Dad Makes Curfew Breaking Teen Daughter Wear T-Shirt With His Photo on It

The latest parental public shaming technique is also the most narcissistic one we've ever encountered.

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oddharmonic, flickr
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Does Your School District Have Too Many Delays And Cancellations? [Poll]

West Michigan got hit with snow and cold early this week.  We also got hit with school cancellations.

The decision to delay or cancel school is not an easy one.

How is your school district doing?

Does your district have too many delays and cancellations?

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Watch Sandy Hook School Children Perform a Moving Rendition of ‘Over the Rainbow’

It's Tuesday, so you probably need a good cry. Here, watch this video. It's children from Sandy Hook Elementary performing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' on 'Good Morning America.' The kids recorded the song, with folk musician Ingrid Michaelson, at the home of former Talking Heads members Tina Weymouth and Christ Frantz.

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gr8dnes, flickr
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West Michigan Family Guide To Christmas Break Fun – 2012/2013

Christmas break is only about two weeks long, but two weeks can be a long time if the kids get restless.

We have the solution to beating Christmas Break boredom.  It's our West Michigan Family Guide to Christmas Break 2012/2013!

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anjanettew, flickr
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How Old Were Your Kids The First Time They Rang In New Year’s Day? [Poll]

Just hours to 2013.

If you have young kids who are staying up to bring in the new year, it's a good day for some long naps.

How old were your kids the first time they rang in New Year's Day?

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