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4 Verbs for Parenting

Model. Assist. Watch. Leave. Four words are written in a leadership manual I recently read. These four verbs instantly reminded me of my role as…

Johanna Kennedy
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Fanning the Flames of History

The year was 1988. It had been an abnormally wet April and May, tourism was booming, and everything pointed toward a lush, verdant summer. Yet…

Katie Backer
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IVF: The Science & The Struggle

1 in 8 That’s the number of couples who struggle with infertility in the United States. Statistics this prevalent beg the question: Why aren…

Anna Rogers
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Social Media and Teens

Social media is like candy; sweet in small doses but if overdone, it causes things to rot, becomes addictive, and brings unwanted consequences. You might…

Jamie Beeson
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2018 Teens to Watch

Among the many stages and phases of life, there is something genuinely unique about the teen years. It is a period of being on the…

Rebecca Stewart
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Free Family Fun in October

Fall is here and that means lots of fun fall activities and Halloween events in Billings! Don’t forget to get outside and enjoy the…

B Davis
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My First Car

Is there anything quite like the first taste of freedom that comes with getting your driver’s license and your first set of wheels? Even…

Rebecca Stewart
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Instant Pot Skinny Alfredo Recipe

Has the busyness of the school year already flushed your carefully thought out routine down the toilet? Fret not, this recipe will save the day…

B Davis
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10 fun things to do with your teen

Parents don’t have it easy. Adulthood is often busy and complicated, leaving little time to spend with your family. And the fact that this…

Guest Contributor
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The Mother Suite

We recently welcomed baby number four into our family. After each new addition, my baby philosophy has shifted a bit. So, with this little one…

Jenna Jones
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STEEP Dreams

“You can’t fall if you don’t climb, but there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.” – Unknown This is…

Anna Rogers
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Long-term Legacy

“Legacy is not leaving something for people it’s leaving something in people.” Peter Strople What do you want your eulogy to read at the…

Jamie Beeson
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Bento Box School Lunch Ideas

Packing school lunches can be a huge hassle. Even if your kids are old enough to pack their own lunch, having nutritious, filling foods on…

Anna Rogers
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