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Birthday wishes come true at The Birthday Suites

Birthday wishes come true at The Birthday Suites

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Hannah Luedt photos courtesy of The Birthday Suites Birthday wishes start before the candles are lit and the owners of The Birthday Suites understand what it takes to have a memorable birthday experience. […]

Child Development: Play

Child Development: Play

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Hannah Luedt Over the last year, The Art of Play (605 North 24th St W #1) has been providing the community with child development experiences. Owners Jessica Tuck and Jennifer Owen,  share positive stories […]

2017 Easter Egg Hunts in Billings

2017 Easter Egg Hunts in Billings

This year Easter falls on April 16, 2017, and all kinds of fun and festivities are hopping into town as early as April 8! Grab the kiddos, baskets, and camera and head out to make some great memories. While you’re out and about delving into all things Easter and Easter Egg Hunting, use SFM’s hashtag […]

Think big, start small: Billings builds a STEM community

Think big, start small: Billings builds a STEM community

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s March 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Dan Carter Sunshine dances across drifts of snow and ice; it’s a symphony of light and cold, and an opportunity to spark ingenuity. Outside in various areas around Billings, kids are building snowmen, forts, […]

The power of early education

The power of early education

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  By Katie Backer “Knowledge is power”, or so it is said. There is growing evidence that suggests early childhood education is pivotal in a child’s life, thereby, in the development of our society. Nicholas […]

Built on faith

Built on faith

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Article and Photos by Brooke Wagner In an interview several years ago, Pope Francis remarked, “Although the life of a person is a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space […]

Experience the arts in Billings this weekend

Experience the arts in Billings this weekend

Well, Punxsutawney Phil has officially declared another 6 weeks of winter – big shocker here in Montana. For a winter that was a slow-starter, it has MORE than made up for its dilly-dallying. Regardless, let’s shake off the winter blues (dig out, whatever) and immerse ourselves in the arts this weekend. From taking in a […]

Sled Ahead: Billings’ Best Sledding Spots

Sled Ahead: Billings’ Best Sledding Spots

Winters like this one, snowy and cold, tend to result in one of two reactions. Parents groan, thinking about shoveling out driveways and sidewalks, and kids are overjoyed with the prospect of Heavy Sledding Ahead! Billings is home to several good sledding hills, and sleds fly off the shelves of hardware, feed, and “big box” […]

Your weekend in Billings: December 16-18, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: December 16-18, 2016

This weekend preview for December 16-18, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health Just one weekend to go before Christmas, time to get the baking party started, finish up those shopping lists, and make some holiday memories. Unfortunately one of those holiday memories has a crummy weather/horrible temperatures cancellation notice attached to it: Bummer. A very […]

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