Teen

Back to School Block Party with Anti-Bullying Rally

Back to School Block Party with Anti-Bullying Rally

The countdown to back to school is on, and with a new school year comes fresh starts and new beginnings. In an effort to get teens in the Billings area and beyond ready for the school year and to get things started on a positive note, Rimrock Mall is hosting a Back to School Block […]

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, […]

Sidelined: Getting young athletes safely back in the game after an injury

Sidelined:  Getting young athletes safely back in the game after an injury

This guest blog is courtesy of Kylie Izzi, MS, ATC/LAT, CSCS, ITAT Sports Medicine Associate at Billings Clinic Let’s set the scene: It’s game time.  You sit on the sideline, nervous and proud of the competitor your child has become.  All year long, she’s poured her heart into playing this sport.  Finally, her dedication has paid […]

Do you know a Simply Amazing Teen?

Do you know a Simply Amazing Teen?

Simply Family Magazine is on the search for 2015’s Simply Amazing Teen! If you know a Simply Amazing Teen (graduating in 2016), then we invite you to read on to learn how you can go about nominating this exceptional teenager… (Please send nominations to editor@simplyfamilymagazine.com, subject “Simply Amazing Teen,” by June 15, 2015).      

“The Talk”: An Ongoing Conversation

“The Talk”: An Ongoing Conversation

“Let’s talk about sex.” Possibly the most awkward conversation starter a parent will ever utter, but, believe it or not, it isn’t as difficult as most parents think. Mostly, because it isn’t a single conversation, but an ongoing dialogue that starts when your children are young. Here’s the best advice from local child psychologists. Start […]

Your Weekend in Billings: February 6-8, 2015

Your Weekend in Billings: February 6-8, 2015

This weekend preview for February 6-8, 2015 is brought to you by RiverStone Health. SimplyNoted… Friday & Saturday, Feb. 6 & 7 @ Billings Depot – Taste of Billings 2015. Purchase tickets online at www.billingsdepot.org Friday, Feb. 6, 7:30pm @ Centennial Ice Arena – Billings Bulls VS Gillette. Saturday, Feb. 7, 7am-4pm @ Brewer Dental Center, […]

Unplug and Reconnect this Holiday Season

Unplug and Reconnect this Holiday Season

In America today, the average citizen spends 6 ½ hours per day on digital devices, outside of work. Parents of teenagers may find this number excessively low. Social isolation among people is on a steep increase, even amongst families. Particularly for older members of the family, finding everyone’s head down and focus on a piece […]