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Getting to know the Billings Career Center

Getting to know the Billings Career Center

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Rebecca Stewart photos courtesy of Billings Career Center Billings Career Center, we’ve heard of it, we’ve driven past it on Central Avenue, nestled in next to City College, though we’ve maybe mistaken […]

Opening the doors to Ben Steele Middle School

Opening the doors to Ben Steele Middle School

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner photos by Jana Graham Photography Joe Halligan never set out to become an educator. He didn’t spend his childhood days dreaming of the smell of chalk dust, anticipating classroom hours […]

Financial tips for independent young adults

Financial tips for independent young adults

Considering the expenses that you have already incurred as a student and the income that you are currently receiving from your job, achieving financial independence as a young adult can be extremely difficult. You would have to go through a lot just to get there. There are even some young adults who have to rely […]

Road Trip: Lewis & Clark Caverns

Road Trip: Lewis & Clark Caverns

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article & feature photos by Katie Backer Turn up the ‘80s pop and hit the road to explore our beautiful, Montana backyard. This summer, you may be trying to cram in one last adventure […]

6 tips to prepare kids’ mental readiness for back to school

6 tips to prepare kids’ mental readiness for back to school

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by TJ Wierenga Summer sure does seem to get shorter every year, and the end of August seems to be racing towards us faster than the pool at the end of the big slide […]

5 tips for getting into the back to school routine

5 tips for getting into the back to school routine

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Jamie Beeson Here’s how it happens:  The last school bell of the year rings and “WHOO HOO!!!!” summer has ARRIVED! Living in Montana, every part of our being is CRAVING the sun, […]

Raising financially savvy kids

Raising financially savvy kids

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s July 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Katie Backer “Oooh, I want one! Can I have that?” Have you ever walked through the grocery store, and heard a similar little voice or rather, in some cases, a demanding, little voice? Today’s […]

True Review: Pedi Perfect

True Review: Pedi Perfect

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s July 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Stephanie Toews featured photo courtesy of Ashley Dunkelberger Are your feet looking a bit neglected smack dab in the middle of the harsh summer months? Local nail artist, Ashley Dunkelberger, at The Brooklyn […]

25 ways to enrich your child’s education with exposure to the arts

25 ways to enrich your child’s education with exposure to the arts

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s July 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Christina Katz If I have observed one thing after a decade of having a school-aged child, it’s that arts motivate kids to perform better in school. Sure, my daughter comes from an […]

15 things I’d tell my teen-aged self

15 things I’d tell my teen-aged self

If only I knew then what I know now… The notion of being able to go back in time and do some things differently is an intriguing one. Not all of us would want a do-over, but certainly all of us could have benefited from having the knowledge and life experiences we have now. What […]

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