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Getting Your Kids To Brush Correctly
This skill, known as Chompers, is basically a two minute kid-friendly podcast designed to be listened to while brushing. It will give them a basic instruction e.g. "little circles on your top teeth" and then distract them with some jokes, riddles or trivia all the while having them change…
One Of The Best Things About Being A Dad
Most parents enjoy reliving bits of their childhood by watching their kids enjoying the same stuff they enjoyed as a kid. I took my kid out for some putt putt at the new Gyser Park location the other day and she was thrilled. This is one of the great things that I never understood until I had a chil…
How Do You Deal With Work And Kids When School Is Out?
Summer vacation is only weeks away and once again, working parents will have to make arrangements to juggle child care with their work schedule.
I thought I'd ask around the office to see if any of the other parents had any recommendations and two of them brought up The Boys And Girls Club...
When Is It Okay To Leave Your Kids In The Car?
On April 14, 2015 a Billings woman made a quick stop at a hardware store in the heights. She made a choice that many parents have made at some point. She chose to leave her child in the vehicle while she went in the store to grab something...
A Montana Parent’s Opinion On Common Core [Opinion]
Let me start by saying that I have great respect for teachers. I am not saying that because I am trying to endear myself to anyone or to get some warm and fuzzy feeling. I am saying it because I have a child who goes to school.
I'm saying it because I try to be a good parent and help my child wi…
My Scariest Moment As A Parent
Our Assistant Business Manager and I were discussing accidents our kids have had and it reminded me of something that happened with my daughter Noel about 10 years ago when she was just 3. We had a sofa that wasn't pushed back against the wall...

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