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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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Monkey Business Images, ThinkStock
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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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Photo by James Keivom-Pool/Getty Images
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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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Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images
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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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Courtesy of Salvation Army
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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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Cook Well During Barbecue Season with These BBQ Tips

It's summertime and that means grilling season.

The Ad Council and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has a new online tool through the Food Safe Families campaign to raise awareness about proper grilling techniques and the dangers of food poisoning risks.

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Nine Inch Nails Music is Good for Kids [Video]

So, you have a baby who is fussy.  She's not too happy, and you are at your wits end.  I mean, you've tried everything.  What's a parent to do?

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Julian Finney, Getty Images
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5 Reasons World Cup Players Are Really Just Big Toddlers

The U.S. has been knocked out, but there are still plenty of reasons to continue watching the World Cup.

The World Cup has been filled with emotion, tears, and biting.

It's not unlike a day in the life of an average toddler.

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It’s Father’s Day With a Special Tribute to Dads Everywhere [Video]

There's no need to wait for Father's Day to show dad how much he's appreciated.

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Dad Beats His Son…in a Good Way [Video]

Forget anything you've ever heard -- this is the little drummer boy.

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Father Plays his new Baby Like a Musical Insturment [Video}

This is such a sweet video, and all Mom's and Dad's can relate.  You're gonna love it!

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Bride Walks Down The Aisle With Baby Riding On Train

Have you seen the story about a bride who "attached" her newborn to the train of her wedding dress and walked down the aisle?

It happened a few weeks ago in Ripley, Tennessee.  Shona Carter-Brooks

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