Teen

Accepting nominations for 2016’s Simply Amazing Teen

Accepting nominations for 2016’s Simply Amazing Teen

Billings, MT – Simply Family Magazine has been publishing a family lifestyle magazine for our region since 2008. Starting in 2010, we wanted to celebrate teens in our community that make a difference. We have had the pleasure of meeting and featuring some very impressive teens during the past 6 years. Simply Family Magazine is […]

Influenza: Your questions answered

Influenza: Your questions answered

this guest blog is brought to you by Dr. Megan Littlefield, Medical Director, RiverStone Health While the flu season overall has been fairly mild in Montana, last week brought a tragic reminder that influenza is a serious illness that can be deadly.  During the week of April 3-8, two young children and one adult in Yellowstone […]

17 ways to celebrate ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’

17 ways to celebrate ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” Desmond Tutu February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. What an important message to share with our children; don’t you think? Especially now, in a world so desperate for a little love and […]

Family Fitness: Work and grow together

Family Fitness: Work and grow together

this blog is brought to you by guest contributor Zyana Morris, Health and Lifestyle blogger.  Exercise can be a family affair that teaches life-long skills promoting healthy practices and healthy lifestyle choices. Kids will model what they see in their parents, and if they are not going with you to the gym they simply won’t know that exercise […]

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 […]

Helping Your Teen Make the High School to College Transition

Helping Your Teen Make the High School to College Transition

It’s a major parenting milestone like no other you’ve encountered before. Your baby has graduated high school and you are officially the parent of an “adult.” Some might look at 18 and see a glorious finish line, but the reality is you don’t just look at your 18-year-old and say, “Hey, it’s been real! Good […]

Simply Amazing Teen 2015: Tippy Dringman

Simply Amazing Teen 2015: Tippy Dringman

from the October 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here! photos by jana graham photography As Tippy Dringman begins her final year of school as a senior at West High School this fall, she brings with her many memories she has made over the past several months.  The 17 year old’s […]

From High School Senior to College Freshman: Navigating the Application Process

From High School Senior to College Freshman: Navigating the Application Process

Your child’s senior year of high school may have just begun, but for the class of 2016 it’s already time to start thinking about College Applications, Financial Aid, Shot Records and Freshman Orientation. Understanding that you still need to enjoy and relish in your child’s remaining days as a high school student, use this list […]