Kids

This Is New
So far, we have had three cats have their kittens in the calving shed, but new this year is the "community cafe." They just put them all in one pile and then go over and nurse them. The kittens just find an opening and latch on to whatever is available...
Overnight Summer Camps for Kids in Montana
I grew up in an era with lots of Summer Camp movies. Meatballs, Ernest Goes To Camp, Camp Nowhere, Friday the 13th...almost all of those movies made me want to go to summer camp, but it just wasn't an option where I grew up.
Best Part Of Your Easter?
I think most folks try to get the family together for Easter. We sure did. And it was the first time we had everybody together at the same time since Mother's Day of 2010.
Register for Kids Bowl Free
I know we're just barely into Spring, but it's already time to start thinking about what to do with the kids when they get out of school for the Summer.

I'm a big fan of things that keep them off the couch and lie somewhere between free and cheap. Pricewise, the "Kids Bowl Fr…
I Don't Cry Much But...
I don't cry much but I did a little this morning when I started talking about my kids and how blessed I have been with all four of them. That's why it's so important that we have all we need to give them a chance should they encounter a medical set back...
What's Your Kid's Most Expensive Hobby?
Dance is my girl's thing. I am grateful that she has something that she works to get better at. It's good physical exercise and has many lessons (dedication, reward, etc.) that translate into lifelong, beneficial concepts. However...IT'S EXPENSIVE! Not only the tuition costs, but …
Help Billings Get a Playground for All Kids
These days I realize that Richard was not only missing out on the physical things that his paralysis excluded him from, but he was also missing the chance to get to know other kids. It seemed like that was just another thing that a kid in a wheelchair had to endure; it seemed okay. That shouldn&ap…
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…

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