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Doulas: Tiny miracles, big job

Doulas: Tiny miracles, big job

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s May 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Erica Shea Jamie Canning does a big job for some pretty tiny people. She is a doula, and while her focus is on caring for a mother and family through pregnancy, birth, […]

10 benefits of summer camp

10 benefits of summer camp

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 Christa Melnyk Hines As 14 million children across the country head off to day and overnight camps this summer, they’ll return home with more than just a cute camp t-shirt. The summer camp experience […]

The Talk: Not a one and done conversation

The Talk: Not a one and done conversation

“The Talk,” misleading in its singular form, is not a one and done conversation. In reality it’s a series of ongoing conversations that start with body/body safety talks when our children are small that move to what to expect when puberty rears its unpredictable head, to what parents typically think when they hear the words, […]

Fight the pout: Developing sportsmanship in our children

Fight the pout: Developing sportsmanship in our children

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s March 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Rebecca Stewart featured image by Hailey Maurer Photography Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines Sportsmanship as “Conduct becoming to one participating in a sport. (Fairness, respect for one’s opponent, and graciousness in winning or losing).” […]

Think big, start small: Billings builds a STEM community

Think big, start small: Billings builds a STEM community

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s March 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Dan Carter Sunshine dances across drifts of snow and ice; it’s a symphony of light and cold, and an opportunity to spark ingenuity. Outside in various areas around Billings, kids are building snowmen, forts, […]

Perfection Infection

Perfection Infection

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  By Jamie Beeson, featured photo by Beth Beeson It’s rapidly spreading throughout America across all people groups and is not gender specific. It haunts all people of all social statuses and finds itself infecting […]

Built on faith

Built on faith

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Article and Photos by Brooke Wagner In an interview several years ago, Pope Francis remarked, “Although the life of a person is a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space […]

Cancer Prevention: “What can I do?”

Cancer Prevention: “What can I do?”

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by David Christianson, M.D., St. Vincent Healthcare Frontier Cancer Center February is National Cancer Awareness Month, read on as expert physician Dr. David Christianson, of St. Vincent Frontier Cancer Center, shares some practical […]

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” […]

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