Summer is going by quickly, as it always seems to do. Before you know it, fall will be upon us, bringing beautiful colors and colder days. Want to take a day to get away from it all (but not TOO far away), and enjoy the best of what Montana has to offer? One of the […]
Now that school is out for the summer, let the family adventures begin! If you’re like me and my family, then you’re a big fan of the day trip. Nothing is more exhilarating than packing up your gear, hitting the road to get out into nature or just enjoying the world around us and exploring. […]
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 […]
One of Montana’s greatest features is its breathtaking abundance of outdoor activity. As the weather turns warmer and drier, parents begin to seek refuge from the monotony of being cooped up indoors and children are desperate for sunshine and exploration. Hiking is a healthy, inexpensive, and convenient option for many families, even those with toddlers. […]
When the “I’m bored,” and “There’s nothing to do,” refrains start to reach their peak this summer, maybe it’s time to hit the road. There are plenty of family-friendly destinations within about an hour’s drive from Billings. Here are a few mini adventures that are fun for the whole family. Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, located at […]
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 […]
If you are a low income mother or currently pregnant there can be worry over the holiday season as to how you will feed yourself and your children. I recently learned from Montana State University Professor, Melody Anacker, the best way to beat the stress of how you will provide for yourself and your little […]
If you are traveling over spring break or if you are just looking for a quick and simple kids’ activity for those not-so-sunshiney Montana afternoons, check out this website that features lots, and lots of free printables (including coloring pages, calendars, craft projects & more). Share & enjoy!