Education

Kids and Money: Teaching Financial Responsibility

Kids and Money: Teaching Financial Responsibility

Money management is one of the most important life skills parents can help to develop in their children. Starting off with good habits for spending, saving, and giving will provide your kids with a foundation for financial success that will serve them their whole lives. If you haven’t talked to your kids about money management, […]

Local Education Spotlight: Meet the Zieglers, part 1

Local Education Spotlight: Meet the Zieglers, part 1

For the Ziegler family, education is a bit of a family tradition. Karen, and her two daughters Kristie and Katria, work in the Billings school system. Karen has worked in education for almost four decades — she taught fifth and sixth grade for 21 years before becoming an elementary principal. She is now the principal […]

Play with a Purpose: Educational Play

Play with a Purpose: Educational Play

With each passing day, the long summer months creep ever closer (however unlikely that seems with the snow that greeted us this morning…). You may already be wondering, what the heck am I supposed to do with these adorable little monsters all summer long to keep them happy, while still maintaining a shred of sanity? […]

We just got a lesson, we just got a lesson, we just got a lesson, wonder who it’s from?

We just got a lesson, we just got a lesson, we just got a lesson, wonder who it’s from?

On our last trip to the library, my 3 year old picked out his usual books.  Thomas, Charlie Brown, Max & Ruby, etc.  For some bizarre reason, he really wanted this Blue’s Clues book, called “I’m Sorry!” by Justin Chanda.  He considers himself too old for Blue’s Clues, so I was both surprised and irritated.  […]