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We heart Summer! And we’re pretty sure you guys do, too. (You know, once you get over the initial shock of having the kiddos home Every. Single. Day.) We thought it would be fun to put together a Summer Fun Bucket List (for the kiddos and the mamas and the papas) to help us…(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)

Now that school is out for the summer, let the family adventures begin! If you’re like me and my family, then you’re a big fan of the day trip. Nothing is more exhilarating than packing up your gear, hitting the road to get out into nature or just enjoying the world around us…(Read More)

Pulled from the pages of the June 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine, get the how-to on creating this lovely wood slice chalkboard, found in ‘5 simple ways to bring the outdoors inside.’  In the spirit of tree houses, campouts and the great outdoors, I thought it would be loads of fun to create…(Read More)

In the June 2016 issue Simply Family Magazine explored the role Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale has played in the Billings community since its beginning in 1951. Come along now as we explore a day in the life of a Billings Symphony Orchestra musician… A day in the life of a Billings Symphony Orchestra musician…(Read More)

If you are a girl mommy, you may enjoy searching through Pinterest and YouTube for fun new ways to style your little lady’s hair. At first glance, these hairstyles may seem overwhelming and impossible but if you break it down into steps, it’s not nearly as daunting a task. I tried out this…(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)

With that beautiful last day of school looming, it’s time again for this mama to reflect on the lessons I’ve learned this 3rd grade year (a tradition started back in kindergarten). This schoolyear was a bit of a rollercoaster ride for our girl, and every time my mama bear worries threatened to overwhelm…(Read More)