2nd Annual Mile of Music: A 1st Timer’s Experience

If you live in the Fox Cities area, you must have heard about downtown Appleton’s celebration of unique, singer/songwriters, called Mile of Music. Last year around this time, when the festival was in its first year, I was in my first year of parenthood. I had an almost one-year...

Soaked for a Cause

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has come and gone in my house. Chances are if you have a Facebook account, you or someone you know has been nominated for the challenge. Everyone is getting in on the challenge, from Aaron Rodgers and Donald Driver to Faith Hill, Oprah Winfrey,...

Photography Guide 2014/15 – Maternity

Welcome to our feature on maternity photographers in the Fox Valley area! Look for newborn, children and family features in the next weeks as well. Need help deciding which photographer is the best fit for your family? Let us help with 5 Tips to Choosing the Best Photographer for...

Getting Involved: It Can Begin Next Door!

Many people look for ways to be more involved in their community but at the most fundamental level are not. A neighborhood is the most basic connection to the community yet according to research 57% of adults know only some or none of their neighbors by name, and less...

5 Labor Day Events Around Town

Is your family sticking around home for the long holiday weekend? Here are 5 family friendly events around town. Kites Over Lake Michigan Neshotah Beach, Two Rivers Saturday, August 30 - Sunday, August 31, 2014 Kites fly both days from 11 am - 4 pm. No specific schedule because flying is dependent on...

Quarry Quest 2014 & GIVEAWAY!

Quarry Quest offers a unique chance for children and adults to explore a working quarry and learn about mining, construction and aggregate industries. Quarry Quest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Michels Materials Quarry, Tullar Road, Neenah, where it’s been held since...

Haircuts for Kids

With school just around the corner, its also time for haircuts! Here are our top picks for your kiddos. 1. Heads of Time / Tiny Tot Territory 1004 S. Olde Oneida St., Appleton  920.731.2679 (pictured above) A special area for kids ages 12 and up. Different packages include a treat, tattoo, hair color,...

Is Facebook Abducting Reality?

I have removed the Facebook app from my smartphone. This is not to say that I will never go on it again, I still have it on my laptop. I’m just going to try to keep it to once a day or less. This is not because of privacy...

Packers Training Camp Schedule 2014

Who is ready for some football?!? The 2017 Packer Training Camp was released today. . Catch the players biking to and from practice down "DreamDrive" from Lambeau Field to Nitschke Field (the practice field) in the longstanding tradition since the early 1960's! All practices will be at Nitschke Field (across...

Help wanted!

We are looking for help! Do you like to take pictures? Share stories about your family adventures? Do you like to write reviews? Like to write in general? Become a guest writer or photographer for Go Valley Kids! Guest posts are unpaid and a volunteer arrangement however you will...