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Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are loads of fun, but if parents aren’t careful, kids can get the impression that the holidays are an onslaught of “gets,” with very little giving in return.
The Backpacking Blotskes walk us through 5 of their favorite family-friendly hiking trails in Billings, MT.
3 push-up progressions that are better than push-ups from the knees.
Sponsored by...Granite Health & Fitness
Impress any crowd with these easy, yet creative and colorful Charcuterie Boards. Perfect for any gathering in any season.
For today's parents, deciding how to best track their kids' online adventures and relationships is a crucial piece of the parenting puzzle. "Stalking" might feel tempting, when "monitoring" might just be the key.
Discover new adventures at Wise Wonders Science & Discovery Museum's new location!
By welcoming our kids into the kitchen, not only are we teaching a valuable life skill, but we're also giving the gift of our time, love (and patience!).
Wondering how best to support a new mama in your life? Check out these 10 ways to help her feel seen, heard, and helped.
With the hustle and bustle, magic and fun of the holidays, motivation for completing homework can be lacking. Here are some tips for getting back in the homework habit.
Give a gift of the heart with these DIY Christmas gift ideas.
This holidays might be a magical time, but more often than not, they're also super stressful, so let's talk tips for managing the holidays.
Have a hard-to-shop for person (or two) on your list? Check out these 20 outside of the box gift ideas for the fam!
Snuggling in for a Christmas movie marathon can make for some magical memories!
Spark a love of reading for readers of all ages on your gift-buying list!
When the possibility of dating enters the picture for your teen, it's important they know what healthy relationships look and sounds like.
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MOMS Club Meet & Greet. 10am-12pm. Wise Wonders Children’s Museum. Join MOMS Club of Billings at Wise Wonders to learn more about this nonprofit support group.
Swim with Santa! 4-7pm. The Reef Indoor Water Park. https://simplyfamilymagazine.com/2019-holiday-happenings
Not So Silent Night: Stories with Santa. 5-6:30pm, Dec 12; 3:30-6pm, Dec 15. Moss Mansion. Tours run every half hour with room for 10 children on each tour. Tours last approximately 1 hour. Tickets: $...
ZooLights. 6-9pm. Dec 6-7, 13-14, 20-24. ZooMontana. Take a drive on the wild side!
Wagon Rides under ZooLights. 6-9pm. Dec 6-7, 13-14, 20-23. ZooMontana. Reservations: elkriveroutfitters.com.
Friday Night Fun: Interactive Film- ELF. 6:30-8:30pm. Billings Public Library.
Sometimes taking the pressure off the holidays by embracing the non-tradition tradition, is just what the doctor ordered.
The way we celebrate Christmas goes through many transformations, depending on what age, phase, and stage our family is currently in. The key is to...
Finding your joy this holiday season.
It's always a good time to save for college, let's talk the 529 College Savings Plan.
From here to there and there to here, there is Christmas fun EVERYWHERE! We’ve mapped out the holly jolly good times for you and yours to mark your calendars and make the most of this holiday season.
“Newborn skin faces a daunting challenge – emerging from a cozy, dark, warm, watery world into the lighted, cold, airy environment, making it a wonder that more doesn’t go wrong,” says Billings Clinic Dermatologist Samuel Reck, MD.
3 DIY Christmas gifts that are not only quick and easy to make, but absolute delights!
A Q&A with author Cathy Ringler, getting to know her and her must-read middle-grade book, 'Miya's Dream.'
No matter where you find Emily – at home raising her boys, in the yard collecting eggs, on the job supporting new moms – her passion is the same, and it’s contagious. She radiates a love of others and a drive to make a difference in her community.
Allow yourself to become, as the CrossFit Billings motto says, “better than yesterday.” Why wait until January to get healthy? Give yourself the gift of health this holiday season.
Journeying through Christmas traditions around the world!
Don't miss a stop on your quest to take in the best and brightest Christmas lights!
Behind the scenes with Jarrett and Karen Smith, owners of Branding Iron Construction.
Get inspired to deck your halls with some creative cues from designer Carrie Klein.
Connect with other mamas in Billings with these local mom groups.
Help your holiday dollars stretch a little further this season with December's Family Fun Freebies!
A directory full of the best options for birthday parties and celebrations by Simply Family Magazine.
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