Posts Posts by: "Katie Backer"

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s November 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Have you ever traveled to a different city entirely immersed in new sights, sounds, smells, and fun, only to return home more grateful for our community?   In Billings…(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!  Photo courtesy of Kristin Jean Photographer Did you grow up watching the Christmas scene from Lady and the Tramp? You may remember your heart utterly melting when you saw…(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 Katie Backer I recently read a book to my daughter about a young teen who was thrown out of her house one night without a thing to her…(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 & feature photos by Katie Backer Turn up the ‘80s pop and hit the road to explore our beautiful, Montana backyard. This summer, you may be trying to cram in…(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 Katie Backer “Oooh, I want one! Can I have that?” Have you ever walked through the grocery store, and heard a similar little voice or rather, in some cases…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. June cover story! Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Katie Backer photo by Jana Graham Photography C.S. Lewis once said, “We are what we believe we are.” This short yet profound statement can hold…(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 Katie Backer photo courtesy of Andrea Johnson A visit to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), whether expected or not, can take an emotional toll on parents. Oftentimes families…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  By Katie Backer “Knowledge is power”, or so it is said. There is growing evidence that suggests early childhood education is pivotal in a child’s life, thereby, in the development…(Read More)