Gum in Your Hair

A blog for parents under the big sky.

Grieving Suicide

May 20, 2016

On May 18, 2016 a 10th grader at Bozeman High School took his own life. Local therapist Sarah Webb graciously…

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On the Green Couch with Dr. Kelsch • Families Going Green

May 05, 2016

Written by Donna Kelsch   How does a family go green? Like everything else, with care and respect for our…

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Even the Smallest Person Can Make a Difference

May 04, 2016

WRITTEN BY LEIGH RIPLEY  I grew up in New Jersey in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Yes, the visual is amazing…

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Pet Pals - Heart of the Valley Offers Exciting Summer Camp Opportunity

April 26, 2016

Written by Sarah Carter   As you are crafting your child’s summer camp plans, consider sending them to the animal…

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Stop Being Busy

April 22, 2016

WRITTEN BY MICHAEL W. LEACH    For those of us fortunate to call Big Sky country home, it’s hard to…

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Best Mom Under the Big Sky - Entry deadline is May 7, 2016

April 21, 2016

  You’ve seen her. Hiking the M with a baby in her backpack while cheering on the weary toddler by…

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College Visiting Tips

April 21, 2016

WRITTEN BY MARY JO O’DONNELL  Are you getting ready to visit some colleges? Spring is a great time to tour…

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“Happiness is the Place Between Too Little and Too Much”

April 21, 2016

WRITTEN BY KRYSSA BOWMAN-WILMER    Do you have too much stuff?  What if I were to tell you that your…

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Keep the Pictures

April 13, 2016

I’m sentimental—the kind of sentimental that leads me to hang onto tiny bottles of sand after trips to the beach,…

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Win a Family Four Pack of tickets to MBC’s GREAT BALLET CLASSICS

April 05, 2016

Win a Family Four Pack of tickets to MBC’s GREAT BALLET CLASSICS  SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2016 performance! MBC’s GREAT BALLET…

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Interview with Frank Pipitone

April 05, 2016

Pipitone Law is one of our newest advertisers and when we were working on the magazine this month we found…

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the economics of summer camp

April 03, 2016

WRITTEN BY LEIGH RIPLEY    When deciding on which summer camps and how many, I start by asking myself, “How…

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the economics of summer camp

April 03, 2016

WRITTEN BY LEIGH RIPLEY    When deciding on which summer camps and how many, I start by asking myself, “How…

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Jed Steele of Steele Winery Dinner - At Buck’s T-4

March 28, 2016

Join us for a special 5-course wine dinner prepared by Chef Scott Mechura and hand selected wine parings from Jed…

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Homework, Dancing, and a Confession

March 24, 2016

I’d do anything to get out of PE in late elementary school.  During that time, I developed my first crush,…

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