Gum in Your Hair

A blog for parents under the big sky.

Editor’s Voice

December 14, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY LEIGH RIPLEY :: When I was growing up, winter fun was more like boot camp than days of leisure and…

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Giving Thanks.  Gratitude all year long with your own gratitude jar

December 11, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY RHIANNA WEAVER ::  The holiday season is upon us! This is the one time a year where…

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Grandma Ruby’s Homemade Christmas Noodles

December 10, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY AMY HORNER :: There she stood in her small Ohio farm kitchen... I can see her now, as she…

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Never Too Old for Christmas Magic

December 04, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY ELEONORE SNOW :: The other day, this happened: I was standing in line at Bozeman’s most fabulous…

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How to Treat Your Whole Family in Under 5 Minutes

November 14, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY ELEONORE SNOW :: We’ve got just one week until the holiday season kicks off in earnest with…

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My Vyllage

November 07, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY JULIE KLEINE:: MyVyllage is a new business concept developed through a shared vision of revolutionizing early childhood…

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Editor’s Voice

November 01, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY LEIGH RIPLEY ::  My father died when I was 9. Just 10 days after my birthday. I…

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What a Lifetime of Halloween Has Taught Me

October 29, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY ELEONORE SNOW :: If one were to apply Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 hours-rule to Halloween and me, then…

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Make your own coconut belly butter A ritual for connection, healing and finding yourself again

October 18, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY RHIANNA WEAVER :: I have been thinking a lot about rituals lately, mostly how I don’t have…

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Letting Go

October 09, 2018

:: WRITTEN BY ELEONORE SNOW :: We drove. And drove and drove and drove. Almost 1,000 miles. Down through Idaho…

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Editors Voice

October 01, 2018

Issues... and Solutions :: Written by Leigh Ripley :: Parenting today is a world away from what our parents experienced.…

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Fight the Common Cold Naturally with Your DIY Herbal Remedy Kit

September 18, 2018

The kids are back in school and you can finally breathe a sigh of relief, summer is over! You can…

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Less-than-Perfect Parenting Moments

August 31, 2018

:: Written by Leigh Ripley :: These days, I can laugh about my less-than-perfect parenting moments that have piled up…

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There Goes My Baby

August 01, 2018

written by Ava & Eleonore Snow | above photo: Pam Omohundro   Dear Mama, I remember riding in the car with…

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Once upon a child bozeman

July 12, 2018

At Once Upon A Child® we offer parents a fun and convenient way to buy and sell gently used kids’…

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