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We’ve made it through another school year, and as I sit here putting the finishing touches on this year’s trip down memory lane I’m loving summer break already. The girl is on round two of hanging with the cousins since today’s noon dismissal. I’m reveling in this back and forth…(Read More)

Simply Family Magazine has been publishing a family lifestyle magazine for our region since 2008. It was in 2010 when we began celebrating teens in our community who are worthy of recognition. We have had the pleasure of meeting and featuring some very impressive teens during the past eight years. In 2017 we expanded…(Read More)

by Stephanie Hobby Lilly Murphy is a friendly and energetic junior at Billings West High School who took time out of her packed schedule to talk with us about her work as a gymnast, school, and family. Lilly’s at the gym four or five days a week, pulls a 4.0 GPA, and recently…(Read More)

Often when our kids start dreaming the college dream (I mean really dreaming, not the imaginings of their 9 year old selves when they swore they were going to live with us forever), they envision going away. Far, far away. Or, at the very least, to a different zip code than the one they’ve…(Read More)

Back in August when the school year began for this year’s senior class, it kicked off the bittersweet first of the lasts. Last first day of school, led to last formals, games/meets, concerts until finally, the class of 2018 will have their last, last day of high school. Graduation is officially looming; an…(Read More)

Summer Camp…The perfect opportunity for embracing new experiences, growing as a person, and learning to let go. And, hey, samesies for the kids! (What I wouldn’t give for some emojis right now…) Yes, the prospect of sending our precious beings off to an overnight camp for the first time can be somewhat daunting…(Read More)

Generation after generation one thing remains the same, the youth of the times are tremendously underestimated. They get a bad rap, kids and teens do. Sure, not everyone is letting their light shine bright, but that certainly applies to individuals in every age group, yet it’s the proverbial squeaky wheels that tend to steal…(Read More)

In the world of music and song, there’s no shortage of songs about cowboys. Many a chorus has been penned about the wild world of buckin’ broncs and rodeo, perhaps most famously summed up by Willie Nelson’s “Mama’s, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys.” No one ever said…(Read More)