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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 […]

8 gift ideas for high school graduates

8 gift ideas for high school graduates

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 Pam Molnar The sounds of Pomp & Circumstance fill the air as we approach graduation season. When your graduate closes the door to childhood, you want to give him a gift that […]

Holiday Meal Planning Printable

Holiday Meal Planning Printable

We’re in the midst of prime holiday dinner time, and in the December 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine we offered up Holiday Cooking 101, affectionately known among us as Holiday Cooking for Dummies, and I just happened to get to be the “dummy” in this particular situation. Never having taken the lead on any […]

Tips for doing a video interview with grandparents

Tips for doing a video interview with grandparents

With 2016’s Grandparents’ Day staring us in the face, I’ve been thinking a lot of my own grandparents and the things I wish I knew about them. Beyond that, though, I really wish I could hear their voices again. It’s been a long time…But before I go full Eeyore on us, let’s find a bright […]

Here Comes Baby! 10 fun ways to announce baby gender

Here Comes Baby! 10 fun ways to announce baby gender

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU’RE HAVING A BABY! Now here’s the burning question: how will you make the big announcement? The rise of social media has had an interesting impact on familial announcements. Don’t you think? Gone are the days when you could just make a quick phone call to family and friends announcing your pregnancy or the […]

Five instant updates to brighten your home for Spring

Five instant updates to brighten your home for Spring

pulled from the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2016 issue, check out the digital edition, here!  A freshly framed printable adds a positive reminder and bright delight to your space. Get your own with this free spring printable from AKA Design: making home cozy and beautiful! Spring bloom bedding instantly transforms the bedroom for […]

A call to action: ‘Step In’ to prevent teen suicide

A call to action: ‘Step In’ to prevent teen suicide

As I write this, it’s been exactly two months since my community was rocked by the sudden death of one of its youth. Two months…the blink of an eye and a lifetime, all at once. In the immediate aftermath there was much blame and fingers being pointed as news broke across social media – born […]

Asthma in Children: Triggers, Symptoms, the Air You Breathe

Asthma in Children: Triggers, Symptoms, the Air You Breathe

this guest post is brought to you by Dustin Jefferson Onghanseng, co-founder of uHoo Asthma is a common chronic ailment of childhood. In fact, nearly nine million children in the United States have asthma and most of them develop symptoms even before the age of five. Like any chronic condition, asthma can have a significant effect […]

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