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2018 October’s KIDS Happenings in the Great Lakes Bay Region

October’s KIDS Happenings October is packed full with seasonal events for the whole family.  APPLE & PUMPKIN FARMS are open for the season with lots of fun activities available for every age.  HALLOWEEN EVENTS are occurring throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region. Lastly, be sure to check out the family-friendly FESTIVALS.  All these events and […]

Ask the Parents – Where are the SUPPORT GROUPS and EVENTS for Working Parents?

  Where are the SUPPORT GROUPS and EVENTS for Working Parents? Parents who  work all day are frustrated!  Many are unable to find the support groups and events in the evening hours for themselves and their children.  When this question was asked on the Great Lakes Bay Moms Facebook page a number of followers shared […]

2018 September KIDS Happenings

September’s KIDS Happenings The change of season has begun and with it comes FESTIVALS occurring throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region.  September, also, means the SEASONAL BUSINESS OPENINGS of the apple and pumpkin farms.  Families can start visiting these farms to enjoy apple cider and donuts while taking in the many activities each business offers.   Finally, the month is […]

Ask the Parents – First Day of Kindergarten Jitters

  First Day of Kindergarten Jitters It is exciting, scary, and causes anxiety at all levels – it is the first day of school!  No matter what grade your child is entering these feelings are most likely present in your child, yourself or both of you.  Shopping for new clothes and school supplies and attending […]

Free SUMMER READING PROGRAM at the Library

LIBRARY’s RoCk!!!  FREE books FREE kid programs FREE cds and books on cd PRIZES CHEAP movies FREE WI-FI June means it is time to register the kids for your local library’s SUMMER READING PROGRAM and this year’s theme is “LIBRARIES ROCK!” Could there be a more truer statement, especially when describing the libraries of the Great […]

Celebrate with FAMILY on Memorial Day Weekend

Photo courtesy of the Chambers family. *Thank you for your service Nick! Memorial Day is a day to remember the men and women who died while serving our country.  Great Lakes Bay Moms is here with ideas to help you teach your children about this important day. This includes a peek into the GLBM’s blog […]

FARMERS MARKET in the Great Lakes Bay Region

The Great Lakes Bay region has numerous FARMERS MARKET spread across the three counties, including Bay, Midland, and Saginaw County. If you are interested in listing a Farmers Market feel free to contact me. BAY COUNTY MIDLAND COUNTY SAGINAW COUNTY UNIVERSITY CENTER BAY COUNTY City Business/ Organization Hours Bay City Downtown Bay City Farmers Market […]

2018 SUMMER KIDS CAMPS

  2018 SUMMER KIDS CAMPS Great Lakes Bay Moms has your 2018 Summer Camp Directory!  This directory allows you to to see the range of camps available in Bay County, Isabella County, and Midland County and it is only one click away from the business or organization’s camp website page. As always, GLBMs will be […]

2018 Easter Egg Hunts

RSVP Required NO RSVP Required RSVP Required Friday, March 23 6-8pm: Easter Egg Dip at the Greater Midland Community Center (Midland).  Cost: $5. Save $3 by RSVP before March 21. Saturday, March 24 11am-12pm: Easter Egg Hunt at the DOW BAY AREA FAMILY Y (Bay City).  Cost: $5 or $3 for members.  RSVP by March […]