Mommy Tips: Rummage Sale – Part 1

Mommy Tips is a Go Valley Kids series dedicated to real world, tried and true, practical advice for coexisting with your tiny humans. This is not “Sleep when your baby sleeps” type of advice. This is all about what to stock in your diaper bag, (can you guess why I...

Xtreme Air

Are your kids bouncing off the walls? Let them bounce off someone else’s, literally! Add this to bucket list of indoor fun for rainy days, beating the summer heat/humidity, and (ahem) untimely and unwelcome April snowstorms. Xtreme Air, the area’s first and Wisconsin’s largest indoor trampoline park opened in early...

Mommy Confession: I Hate Frozen

Up until this evening I hated the movie Frozen. Also, up until this evening, I had not seen Frozen. My husband, two-year-old daughter and I were the only ones in the solar system who had not seen Frozen. Martian families probably saw Frozen before my family saw Frozen. There...

National Library Week 2015

Did you know this month we celebrate National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015? The 2015 theme is Unlimited possibilities @ your library®." and is recognized by libraries across the country. We have lots of awesome libraries in the area. Make sure to check them out for the free kids...

Monster Jam – Green Bay

Monster Jam will be at the Resch Center in Green Bay April 11-12, 2015. Trucks will include Grave Digger, El Toro Loco, El Diablo, Scooby Doo and Mohawk Warrior. Quad Wars and Megasaurus will also be a part of the show! These massive trucks are approximately 12 feet tall and...

Jake’s Great Cloth Carnival

Jake’s Diapers is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Jake’s Great Cloth Carrrnival: A Piratey Day of Play, sponsored by The Learning Shop. This fun-filled family event is to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2014, 9 am to 2 pm, at the Celebration Campus of Faith Lutheran Church,...

Check Your Insurance Coverage Before Your Spring Break Trip

Automobile insurance is one of those grown-up topics that isn’t that much fun to think about. We all know we should have insurance (it is the law!), we all want to pay reasonable rates, and we all see a lot of insurance company commercials promising stellar service or cheaper...

How to Be a Fun Mom

I have this recurring nightmare in which my children are 16 years old and they escape to a friend’s house every weekend to eat pizza, sing Karaoke and play laser tag while my husband and I sit at home with our bifocals on, sipping Metamucil and reading bargain biographies. We, the...

Easter Egg Hunts 2015

Here is a complete list of Easter events for kids in Northeast Wisconsin! We will be adding to our list as more events are announced. If you have information for an Easter event not on our list emails us at govalleykids@gmail.com. Don’t forget Easter baskets or a bag to...

Favorite Easy Banana Bread

Ingredients 2 eggs (or ½ cup egg substitute) 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (or partially substitute w/ wheat flour 2/3 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 2-3 very ripe bananas 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup natural applesauce 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil 2 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup non-fat or low-fat milk 4-6 oz. chocolate chips...