Ask the Expert: The Cooperative School

GVK: What is the Cooperative School? Steven: The Cooperative School is a non-sectarian, progressive, independent private   primary school in Appleton. The Coop was founded on the principle that two things are necessary for a school to be great: excellent teachers and small classes. At the Coop, mixed-age classes are capped...

Daddy Daughter Dance

We have our tickets, do you? Fox Valley Lutheran Schools is hosting the 2014 Daddy Daughter Dance for a princess and her king this weekend, Sunday, March 2, 2014. The event celebrates the important relationship between a young girl and the significant male role model in her life with...

8 Spring Shows for the Family

Another great thing I love about the Fox Valley area are all the opportunities to see some great theater productions! These all look like they would be wonderful for the family. Tarzan UW-Fox Valley, Menasha February 27-March 8, 2014 We're Going On A Bear Hunt Weidner Center, Green Bay Saturday, March 1,  2014 Shrek Appleton North High...

Prom Dresses Needed

I came across a facebook post a couple weeks ago of a woman collecting dresses for prom for local high school girls. What a great idea, there has to be others like me with dresses taking up space in their closets from school dances, formals and bridesmaid dresses. While...

Ask the Expert: The Arc Fox Cities

GVK: Who is the The Arc Fox Cities? Lori: The Arc Fox Cities was formed in January 2006, with the merger of the Arc of Neenah-Menasha and the Arc of Outagamie County. The Outagamie chapter was established in 1956 and the Menasha chapter in 1957. Today The Arc Fox Cities...

Ask the Expert: Family Chiropractor

GVK: Why might someone consider chiropractic care? Dr. Miranda: More and more parents are learning that chiropractic for children is one of the best ways to give them a great start in life. During the birth process there can be a lot of compression and stretching that occurs in an...

Tracing Fun

We are really into tracing at our house lately. Here is an exclusive download for Go Valley Kids. Happy Tracing! Download here.

New Mom Resources

Being a new mom can be tuff. The best support I found was being around other moms, new moms, experienced moms, wise moms. They were there to tell me that everything I was experiencing was normal and an occasional shoulder to cry on! What area resources did you find...

Ask the Experts: Doulas

GVK: What is a doula? Veronika & Vanessa: We like to say, a doula is like your very close friend who knows a ton about pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum and is there to share his or her knowledge with you. A doula is your friend, confidant, trustee, and encyclopedia (or,...

Ask the Expert: Girls on the Run

GVK: What is Girls on the Run? Holly: Girls on the Run is a positive youth development program that creatively combines training for a celebratory, non-competitive 5k with an interactive curriculum to inspire self-respect and healthy lifestyles in pre-teen girls. Our core curriculum addresses many aspects of girls’ development - their...