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Your weekend in Billings: June 17-19, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: June 17-19, 2016

This weekend preview for June 17-19, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health It’s Father’s Day weekend and all kinds of family fun activities – both indoors and out – await you in (and around) Billings, June 17-19. Before we dive all in on those events, though a few things you’re gonna want to know: It’s […]

2016 4th of July festivities: Billings and beyond

2016 4th of July festivities: Billings and beyond

Originally printed in the June 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine It’s the day in which we come together as a country, unabashedly patriotic, and let freedom ring with celebrations of all kinds from parades and rodeos to magnificent fireworks. So pull out your red, white, and blue and let SFM help you plan for […]

Summer Fun Bucket List

Summer Fun Bucket List

We heart Summer! And we’re pretty sure you guys do, too. (You know, once you get over the initial shock of having the kiddos home Every. Single. Day.) We thought it would be fun to put together a Summer Fun Bucket List (for the kiddos and the mamas and the papas) to help us savor […]

Mom’s top 8 3rd grade lessons learned

Mom’s top 8 3rd grade lessons learned

With that beautiful last day of school looming, it’s time again for this mama to reflect on the lessons I’ve learned this 3rd grade year (a tradition started back in kindergarten). This schoolyear was a bit of a rollercoaster ride for our girl, and every time my mama bear worries threatened to overwhelm, my husband […]

Teacher Gift Ideas: Make it Personal with a Monogram

Teacher Gift Ideas: Make it Personal with a Monogram

Summertime is practically upon us, which means that school is quickly coming to a close. Is it normal to feel both completely ecstatic and yet completely terrified all at the same time? I’m new to this “preschool mom” gig, and I have no earthly idea how I am going to keep my almost 4-year-old from […]

Your Weekend in Billings: May 6-8, 2016

Your Weekend in Billings: May 6-8, 2016

This weekend preview for May 6-8, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health Let’s get ready to celebrate all the amazing mamas in our lives because it is officially Mother’s Day weekend! Lots happening around the Magic City this weekend, so get ready to mark those calendars! Before we dive in too deeply, let us take […]

Teacher Appreciation Gift: Summer Sun Beach Tote

Teacher Appreciation Gift: Summer Sun Beach Tote

The end of the school year is quickly approaching and it has me thinking about how endlessly grateful I am for those who teach my children! Theirs is a job I don’t envy and can honestly say I’m not equipped for. The patience, persistence, encouragement and joy for lifelong learning they are instilling in my […]

Your weekend in Billings: April 29-May 1, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: April 29-May 1, 2016

This weekend preview for April 29-May 1, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health Can you believe we’re turning the calendar over to May this weekend? We might have transitioned back to some chillier temps (and snow attempts) this week, but May Day is officially staring us in the face! In between doing all those May […]