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Cutest Baby Video Ever. Guaranteed Smile.

(Warning: the video that follows might be the cutest video ever.)

Kids pay attention to a lot of things. They repeat a lot of things. Usually they repeat things you don't want them to repeat. Like bad comments or bad words

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BRILLIANT 9 Year Old Who Outsmarted Kidnapper Speaks

I have been following this story so closely.  I like stories that have a happy ending.  I like stories where real life little girl's are the super heroes. 

This is one of those stories!

Calysta Cordova, was reported missing by her mother after she did

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Laughfest Adds A “Seriously Funny Adventure Challenge”

Whoopi Goldberg is one of the headliners here at this year's Laughfest.  She's the main one I want to see this year.  It's difficult to top Betty White but Whoopi is a hoot!

This year as Laughfest attempts to become bigger and better they have just added a couple new features

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New Program Helps Grand Rapids Shop Healthy

A couple years ago I lost 120 pounds (but still at my current weight I am considered obese by U.S standards).  I always thought I was a pretty smart girl, but when it came to food and eating right and portion size, I just didn't have a clue

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Rockford Ice Festival

I'm going to start by saying if you've never been to the Rockford Ice Festival, you need to be there next year.  Yeah, it's cool to see people doing ice sculptures.  Miniature golf on the ice course was also neat.

But, um, well, the attempt at the "World's Largest Ice Cream Sundae" was probably the neatest thing.  Who doesn't love ice cream?

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Oooey Goooey Chewy Chocolate! Hudsonville Ice Cream Says “Invent A Flavor Grand Rapids”

It's all in a name!  How many times have you heard that?  It's true.  I don't even like the typical ice creams flavors like chocolate or vanilla but put a new spin of them and mix in some crunchy, chewy, oooey, gooey stuff and I can't resist

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Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images
Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images
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West Michigan’s Tulip Time Adds Two New Shows

It's almost that time.  What time is that?   It's almost Tulip Time!  It is kind of hard to believe, isn't it?  On Friday I was walking around my backyard enjoying all the greenery.  I couldn't believe me eyes!  My grass was still green, some flowers were still in bloom, my crocuses and daffodils were growing and beginning to turn green

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Boy Ejected From Car Lands On Corn Stalks That Saved His Life

One 7 year old boy should be thanking God for corn because those big, tall, thick, corn stalks ended up saving his life.

In what could have been a tragic ending to a story, thanks to those corn stalks this 7 year old boy was not crushed to death by the vehicle he was thrown from

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Rockford Ice Festival Tries To Break Guinness Record For Sundaes

The Rockford Ice Festival kicks off this weekend, January 14th-15th!  As if the ice sculptures, scavenger hunt, ice carving demonstrations,  free hot chocolate and tons of other activities for the family are not enough, the rockford Ice Festival is looking to make it into the Guinness Book of World records!

Last year a record 10,000 people visited Rockford for the festival but this year they are looking for even more!  The incentive?  Free sundaes!  You heard me right!  FREE sundaes!  It's an attempt to break the record for the longest ice cream sundae bar

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Juice Ball Is Here! And It’s All For Grand Rapids Kids

Chef Tommy Fitzgerald put this together a few years back to help the kids of Grand Rapids.  If your children get three square meals a day and a few snacks thrown in then maybe it might be more difficult for you to understand

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Shocking or No? Spankings Are Still the Norm for Half of Americans

Back in the ’60s, corporal punishment was common practice for a shocking 94 percent of parents in the US. While a lot of us may find this number unsettling, just as many don’t. In fact, half of all parents today admitted to punishing children by “spanking on the bottom with a bare hand” to a telephone poll conducted by the National Institutes for Mental Health.

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Santa’s Official Live Reindeer Cam

Are your kids getting excited for Christmas?  Santa has a live Reindeer-Cam where your kids can see what Comet, Dasher, Rudolph and the rest of Santa’s reindeer team are up to.

We're not sure which of the reindeer are in this camera angle, but Rudolph appears to be elusive in all of our viewing so far

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