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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 […]

Back to school fashion 2016

Back to school fashion 2016

It’s hard to believe that school starts in just a couple of weeks! Finding the perfect first-day-of-school outfit tops the list when heading out for some back-to-school shopping, and I had the pleasure of taking a few kids shopping for back to school to check out the latest fashions that are trending. Take a peek at what […]

Back to School: Make-Ahead Recipes for Breakfast on the Go

Back to School: Make-Ahead Recipes for Breakfast on the Go

The kids are back to school and the crazy morning mad dash out the door has resumed. Here are three of my favorite make ahead breakfast recipes that are perfect for crazy mornings and are sure to keep you and your kids fueled for the day ahead. I usually take a Sunday afternoon to prep […]

Back to School: New Vaccination Requirements

Back to School: New Vaccination Requirements

from the August 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here!  Recent changes to vaccination requirements for school-aged children in Montana are being implemented on October 1, 2015 through House Bill 158 that Governor Bulluck signed into law. For parents, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) encourages them […]

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 […]