Posts Posts by: "Jamie Beeson"

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2018 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Batteries not included.  Some assembly required.  Those are dreaded words for parents, especially at birthday parties or Christmas when you’ve forgotten to purchase batteries.  Ahh…(Read More)

Resolution of Renew

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Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s January 2018 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  What do resolutions even mean to us anymore?  It’s true that we never pass a year without the masses joining a gym and resolving to make this…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s December 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Class is in session.  The days between Thanksgiving and Christmas present a unique “university” experience, but it seems we repeatedly skip class, sleep through lectures, and miss assignments…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s November 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  I’m guilty. I’m guilty of being the idiot who spouted out all kinds of cliché phrases to ‘comfort’ someone who was mourning. I am guilty of saying…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s October 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Jamie Beeson Eye roll, blank stares, straight up disrespect and blatant rule breaking. These are all things we look forward to with teenagers right? Being a mom of…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Jamie Beeson Here’s how it happens:  The last school bell of the year rings and “WHOO HOO!!!!” summer has ARRIVED! Living in Montana, every part of our being…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s July 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Jamie Beeson I sat on her bed as she curled her hair in her bathroom around the corner. Her hair looks way better than mine.  Mine’s already flat…(Read More)

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 Jamie Beeson 5 things I learned from my dad Communication skills are important. I still remember standing at the counter in the kitchen phone to my ear, curly cord…(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 Jamie Beeson Mom’s always there to spit clean the lunch remnants off your face. She works tirelessly to get everyone to smile for a family picture, even if…(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 Jamie Beeson Thomas fiddled, Thomas wiggled, and Thomas was always in another world. Sitting next to him in class was a test of focus. He was always doing SOMETHING…(Read More)