Gum in Your Hair

A blog for parents under the big sky.

Editor’s Voice

January 06, 2020

photo by Ashley Dawn Photography I recently came across a letter I wrote to myself when I was pregnant with my first…

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This holiday season, give the gift that keeps giving

December 04, 2019

December. The Christmas carols say it’s the most wonderful time of the year. The calendar says it’s the last 31…

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Celebrating 100 issues!

November 05, 2019

Celebrating 100 issues... And Looking forward to 100 more! A very special thank you to our readers, advertisers, writers, photographers,…

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MONTANA PARENT STAFF staycation favorites

October 30, 2019

In light of the fact that this is the Family Adventure issue, it seemed only appropriate to share some of…

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Having a “Boo"Tacular Time: Preparing your little ones for the frights and excitements of Halloween

October 28, 2019

:: WRITTEN BY SARA SILVA::   Free candy, face painting and dressing-up make Halloween an exciting day for little ones, but…

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Teal is the New Orange

October 15, 2019

:: WRITTEN BY JESSICA GEARY-CECOTTI :: While Halloween can be delightful in so many ways, it can also be seriously…

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Editors Voice

October 01, 2019

Family Adventuring :  photo Inspire Photo Art   During the first few weeks of school I have already managed to…

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September is College Savings Month: How are you celebrating?

September 10, 2019

September is here and kids are officially back in school. As you pack lunches and sign permission slips to help…

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Adventures in Tidyinghood: Back to School

August 19, 2019

:: WRITTEN BY JESSICA GEARY-CECOTTI :: Let me just start by saying that everything you’re about to read applies as…

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Tips for Mountain Biking with kids

June 21, 2019

:: WRITTEN AND PHOTOS BY JENN ADAMS :: As the parent of a first grader and a coach for Bozeman…

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Severe Food Allergies Meet International Travel

May 22, 2019

:: WRITTEN BY CARLY WYNN :: How to Travel when the Only Safe Food is the Food you Prepare Yourself. Let’s cut…

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Adventures in Tidyinghood: Spring in Montana

May 06, 2019

:: WRITTEN BY JESSICA  GEARY-CECOTTI :: While technically this is not an actual Konmari category, I think Montanans know exactly…

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The Teen Period Party

April 26, 2019

:: WRITTEN BY RHIANNA WEAVER :: I remember the first time I got my period; I was petrified. Although I knew…

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April 15, 2019

:: EDITORIAL BY LEIGH RIPLEY :: My oldest is a full-blown teenager. She’s driving. She’s managing her own school, athletic…

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Adventures in Tidyinghood: Children’s Books

April 01, 2019

:: WRITTEN BY JESSICA GEARY-CECOTTI :: Hello to all my Tidions (tidying minions). I hope your decluttering is going as…

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