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Child Development: Play

Child Development: Play

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Hannah Luedt Over the last year, The Art of Play (605 North 24th St W #1) has been providing the community with child development experiences. Owners Jessica Tuck and Jennifer Owen,  share positive stories […]

Earth Day activities this weekend in Billings

Earth Day activities this weekend in Billings

This weekend preview for Earth Day 2017 is sponsored by RiverStone Health Montana Audubon Center Earth Day Celebration Saturday, April 22, 2017 @ 9am-12:30pm It’s Montana Audubon Center’s 9th Annual Earth Day Celebration, a day of stewardship projects and education about caring for our planetary home. Work and fun at the Center begins at 9am, […]

Sled Ahead: Billings’ Best Sledding Spots

Sled Ahead: Billings’ Best Sledding Spots

Winters like this one, snowy and cold, tend to result in one of two reactions. Parents groan, thinking about shoveling out driveways and sidewalks, and kids are overjoyed with the prospect of Heavy Sledding Ahead! Billings is home to several good sledding hills, and sleds fly off the shelves of hardware, feed, and “big box” […]

Family Fun Night: Get twister-y

Family Fun Night: Get twister-y

Get twister-y, you say? Oh yes, we’re inviting you to immerse yourselves in all things Twister in the name of family fun. For our first installment of January’s Family Fun Night ideas, as a nod to our hashtag of the month: #SFMFamilyMatters, we’re getting twisty with a recipe and a game (and maybe a movie, […]

Finding November’s Magic

Finding November’s Magic

It’s official. We’ve made our way through the wave of pumpkin spice everything and we are cruising through November. So…November Magic? Admittedly, November might not be the month that gets all the glory in the end of year holiday season. It just doesn’t. It doesn’t have the candy of Halloween, the inherent glory of Christmas, […]

WELCOME to the SFM Snowball Fight challenge!

WELCOME to the SFM Snowball Fight challenge!

It’s that time of year again! Brrr! Let’s make this year a WINTER of KINDNESS!  How?  WE are starting a SNOWBALL FIGHT! WHAT IS IT? Get a printable version of the SFM Snowball of Kindness Challenge info sheet!  “Throw” a Snowball fight of KINDNESS!  Make it a GIANT snowball! Kindness Snowballs are formed out of layer […]

Fall Fun: 2016 Halloween Happenings in and around Billings

Fall Fun: 2016 Halloween Happenings in and around Billings

There’s no shortage of fun as Halloween comes howling into the Billings area, so get your ghosts and goblins ready, and mark those calendars as we take you through the incredible variety of a-maize-ing activities awaiting you this fall!  Pulled from the pages of SFM’s October issue, 2016 Halloween Happenings with **are new additions or *have been […]

Your weekend in Billings: September 16-18, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: September 16-18, 2016

This weekend preview for September 16-18, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health What a week! We’ve had our first round of fall-ish weather, only to look forward to a gorgeous weekend! (At least that’s what my Weather Channel app is leading me to believe…). The (fingers crossed) cooperating weather is an added bonus to a […]

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