Back to school

Memory lane: Back to school shopping in the ’80s

Memory lane: Back to school shopping in the ’80s

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Rebecca Stewart Back to school shopping, such a special, bonding time between a mother and her children. The supplies, the clothes…It’s glorious. Especially when your kid wants to try zero of the […]

5 back to school outfit ideas

5 back to school outfit ideas

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Stephanie Toews photos by Jana Graham Photography Fall back into school in style with a few mix-and-match outfit ideas to inspire your stellar fashion sense! 5 Flawless Back to School Outfit Ideas

5 healthy back-to-school tips

5 healthy back-to-school tips

This post is brought to you by guest blogger, JBtheMom  The start of school is looming once again with August officially underway. While parents can do what they can to make sure that their kids are eating right and are getting enough exercise at home, they may not be able to guarantee this once classes begin. […]

6 tips to prepare kids’ mental readiness for back to school

6 tips to prepare kids’ mental readiness for back to school

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by TJ Wierenga Summer sure does seem to get shorter every year, and the end of August seems to be racing towards us faster than the pool at the end of the big slide […]

5 tips for getting into the back to school routine

5 tips for getting into the back to school routine

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Jamie Beeson Here’s how it happens:  The last school bell of the year rings and “WHOO HOO!!!!” summer has ARRIVED! Living in Montana, every part of our being is CRAVING the sun, […]

Resolutions for the New School Year

Resolutions for the New School Year

Ahhh, the start of a new school year. (Mommies and Daddies everywhere rejoice!) Not that I don’t love my children, because I obviously do, but this tired mama — with a newborn mind you — needs a little break. You feel me? Because I am a glutton for punishment, I put together this small list […]

Fun with baby (now that big sisters are back to school)

Fun with baby (now that big sisters are back to school)

This was our first official week back-to-school. I’m not going to lie — it wasn’t quite the sunshine and roses I had envisioned all those final (read, long) weeks of summer break. In fact, it was kind of crazy and chaotic. However, I am hopeful that perhaps we will get our act together by mid-October. […]

Your weekend in Billings: August 19-21, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: August 19-21, 2016

This weekend preview for August 19-21, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health And so it ends…It hardly seems possible, but here we are at the last weekend before BACK TO SCHOOL officially descends upon us. (I’m fairly certain June and July were all of 5 minutes long, but here we are so let’s make the […]

Back to School: Batting a thousand

Back to School: Batting a thousand

This originally appeared in the pages of SFM’s August 2016 issue. Check out the digital edition, here!  We’ve done all the things, had all the fun, heard all the whining about much boredom and more hunger, and now it’s officially (well almost) time to bid adieu to the chillax-y relax-y, far less structured vibe of […]

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