Teens

6 cool party themes for teens and tweens

6 cool party themes for teens and tweens

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 Pam Molnar As my teenage daughter’s birthday was approaching, I asked her if she wanted to have a party with some friends. “I guess,” she answered in her typical non-committal way. While she […]

Dads, Daughters, and Dating

Dads, Daughters, and Dating

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 Rebecca Stewart Dads, you are her first example of how a man is supposed to treat a woman. What a healthy relationship looks and sounds like. You have been wrapped around her little […]

The Talk: Not a one and done conversation

The Talk: Not a one and done conversation

“The Talk,” misleading in its singular form, is not a one and done conversation. In reality it’s a series of ongoing conversations that start with body/body safety talks when our children are small that move to what to expect when puberty rears its unpredictable head, to what parents typically think when they hear the words, […]

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 […]

Teen style: Defining ‘business casual’

Teen style: Defining ‘business casual’

With your teen moving into having more responsibility, be it getting a job, giving a presentation at school etc., you want to see your teen bloom into the best ME they can be. How your kids present themselves at these moments fashion-wise can be a make or break. In the words of the great Coco […]

Accepting nominations for 2016’s Simply Amazing Teen

Accepting nominations for 2016’s Simply Amazing Teen

Billings, MT – Simply Family Magazine has been publishing a family lifestyle magazine for our region since 2008. Starting in 2010, we wanted to celebrate teens in our community that make a difference. We have had the pleasure of meeting and featuring some very impressive teens during the past 6 years. Simply Family Magazine is […]

A call to action: ‘Step In’ to prevent teen suicide

A call to action: ‘Step In’ to prevent teen suicide

As I write this, it’s been exactly two months since my community was rocked by the sudden death of one of its youth. Two months…the blink of an eye and a lifetime, all at once. In the immediate aftermath there was much blame and fingers being pointed as news broke across social media – born […]

From High School Senior to College Freshman: Navigating the Application Process

From High School Senior to College Freshman: Navigating the Application Process

Your child’s senior year of high school may have just begun, but for the class of 2016 it’s already time to start thinking about College Applications, Financial Aid, Shot Records and Freshman Orientation. Understanding that you still need to enjoy and relish in your child’s remaining days as a high school student, use this list […]

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 […]