Teen

“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 […]

Simply Amazing Teen finalists!

Simply Amazing Teen finalists!

Simply Family Magazine received numerous nominations for the 2013 Simply Amazing Teen.  Let’s just say-there are some pretty amazing teens in our community!  This year’s 2013 Simply Amazing Teen goes to Tristan Stiffarm-see his complete bio in this month’s magazine!!  (All photos courtesy of Jana Graham Photography) We would like to give a big thank […]

Your child’s friendships: What to do when you don’t approve

Your child’s friendships: What to do when you don’t approve

As parents it seems that there’s nothing outside the scope of the worry-zone when it comes to our kids. We worry about their health, are they eating right (or are they going to turn into a chicken nugget); their safety, especially when they’re away from us; the kind of person they’re going to become…Which leads […]