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Kiran Patel

Kiran Patel is a content strategist at OST with a strong background as a writer and communications professional. She has called West Michigan home for the past six years. She is passionate about diversity and appreciates sharing her background as an Indian American woman with others. When she is not writing, you can find her around town visiting coffee shops, restaurants and cafes - constantly in search of new experiences to share with family and friends. 

Visiting Blandford Nature Center

On a recent Saturday morning, my family of four embarked on an adventure to Blandford Nature Center. Tucked away off Lenoard Street on Grand Rapids’ West Side, Blandford’s mission is to provide a place for people in the community to enjoy, explore, and learn in nature. The Mary Jane Dockeray…

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Things to Do with Young Kids in GR This Summer

Everything is truly sweeter in the summer. West Michigan’s skies are filled with blue and the temperatures are warm yet comfortable. There isn’t a moment to waste in summer, which means you need a plan. And I’m here to give you a head start on creating magical memories with your family. Whether you…

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Things to Do with Little Kids this Holiday Season

The holidays are here, and I love getting out with my family of four and soaking up the season. Now that my children are four and nearly two, they are at a fun age to enjoy all the winter wonder that Grand Rapids and West Michigan offer. If you have younger children like me and are looking for fun…

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