Posts Posts by: "Aimee Andren"

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 Aimee Andren photos by Stephanie Toews Seattle, Washington, otherwise known as the Emerald City (Called the Queen City until 1981, when a contest declared the city’s new nickname…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s May 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Aimee Andren photos courtesy of Kim Nelson Rumor has it, the spring of 1950 inadvertently kicked off what the unassuming farming community of Miles City, Montana would deem its…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Aimee Andren photos by Rebecca Stewart As we anxiously await spring to work its magic, transforming the grays of winter into the greens of summer, we begin to fantasize…(Read More)

Montana-raised Emily Danforth’s debut young adult novel, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, begins in 1989 in Miles City, Montana. When 12 year old Cameron gets the news that her parents were killed in an auto accident, her first feeling is relief. Relief that they would never know she had recently kissed her best…(Read More)

Congratulations on having the opportunity to partake in the most rewarding, challenging, important thing you will ever do; be a parent to your children. You and your partner have undoubtedly had a variety of life experiences, together and separately, but being parents can be the life experience that brings couples together in a way that…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

Let’s face it, moving is hard. It can be a challenge boxing up a house full of packed closets, overflowing drawers and heavy furniture. It can be even more of a challenge packing up memories and moving forward onto somewhere new. Maybe you are expanding your family and need more room, or perhaps an…(Read More)

Although fathers have only had their own recognized holiday since 1910, they have played an integral part in childhood development since the very first father existed. The timeline on that may be arguable, but the importance of a father’s role in his children’s lives is not. Many men have had the good fortune…(Read More)

Think back…. Remember that job you used to have? The one which required you show up five days a week, put in your time, and reap the rewards of a steady paycheck? The one so many of us traded in, or at least cut back on, in order to embrace the opportunity to take care…(Read More)