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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 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 March 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Hannah Luedt, photo by Jana Graham Photography Having a child generates a magnitude of questions and fears for most soon-to-be parents. Of those questions, the topic of…(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)

Money management is one of the most important life skills parents can help to develop in their children. Starting off with good habits for spending, saving, and giving will provide your kids with a foundation for financial success that will serve them their whole lives. If you haven’t talked to your kids about money…(Read More)

For the Ziegler family, education is a bit of a family tradition. Karen, and her two daughters Kristie and Katria, work in the Billings school system. Karen has worked in education for almost four decades — she taught fifth and sixth grade for 21 years before becoming an elementary principal. She is now the principal…(Read More)

With each passing day, the long summer months creep ever closer (however unlikely that seems with the snow that greeted us this morning…). You may already be wondering, what the heck am I supposed to do with these adorable little monsters all summer long to keep them happy, while still maintaining a shred of sanity…(Read More)