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Cooking From the Pantry, part 1

Cooking From the Pantry, part 1

One of the most killer items on any household budget is that innocuous-sounding little entry entitled: Groceries. The ever-increasing price of a carton of eggs and a gallon of milk aside, what really starts blowing zeros into that particular line item are the “everyone is starving, I’ve got one hour to get us fed, grab […]

Sprains, Strains and Sports Injuries

Sprains, Strains and Sports Injuries

guest blog by Patricia Holl, D.C., Yellowstone Naturopathic Clinic If you’ve ever taken a fall or twisted an ankle, chances are you’ve experienced a sprain or a strain. Sprains and strains are common injuries, and though these terms are often used interchangeably, they refer to different injuries. A strain is an injury that involves stretching, tearing […]

Teaching Good Sportsmanship: From Board Games to Ball Fields

Teaching Good Sportsmanship: From Board Games to Ball Fields

Scoring the winning touchdown or bankrupting the other players at Monopoly is a good feeling. We all enjoy the pleasure of a victory. But part of playing the game is being prepared to lose as well. Competition can motivate kids and teach them about their abilities and limitations. It’s just as important to teach our […]

Tips and Tricks for Avoiding Meal Time Chaos

Tips and Tricks for Avoiding Meal Time Chaos

I haven’t always been good at meal planning. There have been many nights (more than I care to admit) in which I’ve realized I had nothing planned for dinner, minutes before my husband walked in the door. He is a real meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, and would be perfectly content to eat steak, double cheeseburgers, […]

Top 10 Lessons We Can Learn From Dr. Seuss Books

Top 10 Lessons We Can Learn From Dr. Seuss Books

Monday, March 2nd is National Read Across America Day. This day coincides with the Birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. The National Education Association created this day in 1998 to celebrate reading across the U.S. For this special day, hold a Seuss-a thon, write your own stories or read books at the local library. […]

New Preschool Takes Flight at Montana Audubon Center

New Preschool Takes Flight at Montana Audubon Center

Starting in the Fall of 2015, Montana Audubon Center will be rolling out a new preschool founded on the philosophy that “children learn best through play and hands on experience.” The Fledglings Preschool’s unique curriculum will take students beyond the confines of learning indoors, with much of their “classroom” experience occurring outdoors. The Audubon Center […]