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Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s October 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Sharing stories about our children is certainly not a new phenomenon, but the means of sharing has most definitely changed. From pregnancy on, parents are sharing their children with…(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)

Hindi Zeidman, founder of Ollie Swaddle—The Smarter Swaddle, is here with must-know tips on selecting the right swaddle for your baby. Plenty of evidence shows that swaddling, when used correctly, can be a tremendous way to promote safe sleeping. The Safe Sleep Guidelines from the American Association of Pediatrics are clear: swaddling helps…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Hannah Luedt Over the last year, The Art of Play (605 North 24th St W #1) has been providing the community with child development experiences. Owners Jessica Tuck and Jennifer…(Read More)

“The Talk,” misleading in its singular form, is not a one and done conversation. In reality it’s a series of ongoing conversations that start with body/body safety talks when our children are small that move to what to expect when puberty rears its unpredictable head, to what parents typically think when they hear…(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 Rebecca Stewart featured image by Hailey Maurer Photography Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines Sportsmanship as “Conduct becoming to one participating in a sport. (Fairness, respect for one’s…(Read More)

Congratulations on having the opportunity to partake in the most rewarding, challenging, important thing you will ever do; be a parent to your children. You and your partner have undoubtedly had a variety of life experiences, together and separately, but being parents can be the life experience that brings couples together in a way that…(Read More)

As we make our way through the early years of our children’s lives, we excitedly mark all the milestones. We celebrate the first smiles, first steps, moving to the big kid bed, potty training, first days of school…It doesn’t end with the first day of kindergarten, though, there are still so many…(Read More)