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Kristen Bentley
Works at West Ottawa High School
Attended Grand Valley State University
Lives in Grand Rapids, MI 49508
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Beware the Retiring Doctor
Over the weekend, my sweet 13-year-old daughter broke out in hives. She has severe food allergies, but we usually have them in control. This event took us by surprise. Sunday night I took her to the local urgent care where the doc-on-staff was a bit clueles...
Over the weekend, my sweet 13-year-old daughter broke out in hives. She has severe food allergies, but we usually have them in control. This event took us by surprise. Sunday night I took her to the local urgent care where th...
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Valentine's Day Treats at School: Don't Forget the Kids with Food Allergies
I am the proud mom of two kids with food allergies. Their combined allergies include milk, eggs, peanuts, shellfish, tree nuts, and strawberries. This means that my two kids have been the unfortunate victims of school parties. Yes, I said victims . When my ...
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If you live in Michigan as well as other states in the US, odds are you have listened to Tim Allen tout the value of Pure Michigan. I will gladly admit that it is a successful campaign, but as a Michigan resident who is not e...
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Drama free zone: I Love Travel Softball
My daughter plays softball. She is in her third year of travel softball and I love every moment of it. I've heard horror stories of team parents that fight constantly, argue with the coach over playing time, and ruin the experience for their children. This ...
My daughter plays softball. She is in her third year of travel softball and I love every moment of it. I've heard horror stories of team parents that fight constantly, argue with the coach over playing time, and ruin the expe...
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Imagine the Tan Lines: Who designs these things??
Granted, it is still only February (the worst month of the year), but swimsuit season is quickly approaching. Even though I am a mom-of-two and 42 years old, I still love to wear a bikini and get a great tan. As I've been watching the new releases of swimwe...
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Ugh...the Dreaded Fundraiser
"Geezmom! No one wants to do any fundraisers." Sister could not be more correct. No one likes fundraisers. No one. So, why do we keep having them? Since my children are active in athletics and music, I am constantly bombarded with opportunities to buy a bun...
"Geezmom! No one wants to do any fundraisers." Sister could not be more correct. No one likes fundraisers. No one. So, why do we keep having them? Since my children are active in athletics and music, I am constantly bombarded...
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Blog about being a parent in the real world.
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My daughter plays fast-pitch softball. She is in her third year of travel softball and I love every moment of it. I've heard horror stories of team parents that fight constantly, argue with the coach over playing time, and ru...
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Pure Michigan Ads: Been There. Done That. Move On.
If you live in Michigan as well as other states in the US, odds are you have listened to Tim Allen tout the value of Pure Michigan. I will gladly admit that it is a successful campaign, but as a Michigan resident who is not enjoying Snowmaggedon, I do NOT w...
If you live in Michigan as well as other states in the US, odds are you have listened to Tim Allen tout the value of Pure Michigan. I will gladly admit that it is a successful campaign, but as a Michigan resident who is not e...
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Have her in circles
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Andrew Kinsler's profile photo
Cortney Naber's profile photo
David Drnek's profile photo
Md.Iftakharul Islam's profile photo
Christopher Norton's profile photo
JENNIFER BRENNER's profile photo
M. Donnell Tenner's profile photo
Mary Johnson's profile photo
Todd Tulgestke's profile photo
Education
  • Grand Valley State University
    English and Education
  • Michigan State University
    Journalism
  • Marygrove College
    Education
  • North Dakota State University
    Education
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Female
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Occupation
High School Teacher, Freelance Writer, Yoga Iinstructor
Skills
Writing, talking, reading, yoga-ing, shopping, thinking....and a few more th-ings.
Employment
  • West Ottawa High School
    Teacher, 1996 - present
  • Yoga HEAT
    Yoga Instructor, 2013 - 2013
  • Elance
    freelance writer, 2012 - 2013
  • Grand Rapids YMCA
    Yoga Instructor, 2007 - 2013
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Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Previously
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 - Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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The rooms are tiny, but they are stocked full of everything you need. the beach is huge, with free cabanas. You get a towel exchange on Wednesdays and the office will replenish your paper products, too.
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Excellent people! Our car battery died across the street and they came over and replaced it there! We could not be happier and cannot say enough good things about them. Thank you, Belle Tire!
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