Gum in Your Hair

A blog for parents under the big sky.

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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A Summer Promise to My Kids

June 01, 2018

                | Written by Leigh Ripley | Although summer is not my favorite…

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Got Glass?

May 10, 2018

                                Written by Tawnya Healy…

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Want to be someone new for a month?

April 27, 2018

    Want To Be Someone New For A Month? Written by Soren Kisiel Photos Amelia Anne Photography The hats are what grab my attention.…

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Footsteps for Prevention |  East Helena Hosts Second Annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

April 11, 2018

April 28, 2018   When Tova Reddick-Starkel lost her 16-year old cousin, Brayden, to suicide more than two years ago, she and…

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Reach tourists and locals in The First Southwest Montana Family Travel Guide

March 28, 2018

A Montana Parent publication made widely available to families visiting southwest Montana and Yellowstone, Memorial Day through Labor Day (May - Sept 2018)…

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Go stay in West Yellowstone!

March 01, 2018

Now that the Montana Parent March issue is off to press, I’m thinking back to a recent adventure to West Yellowstone with…

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Raising Teens: Not for the Faint of Heart • Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

January 24, 2018

By Jennifer Roberts 100,000. This is how many times someone has offered me parenting advice or opinions over the last…

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