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Beyond Type 1

Beyond Type 1 partners with Miss Idaho 2014 Submittted by Beyond Type 1 Beyond Type 1, a global non-profit organization focusing on education, advocacy, and curing Type 1 diabetes, has announced the newest extension of its DKA (diabetic ketoacidosis) awareness campaign and new partnership with the Idaho Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The […]

Horney Village

Holiday meaning beneath candy and gifts By Jessica Horney Holidays are a scam. By the time you read this, my kids will either be in an Easter candy coma, or the bitter

Purpose & Passion

Personal branding Living your purpose with passion By Genny Heikka I had a conversation a few months ago with a young woman who’d recently gotten married. She and I we

Kids Fighting

No rough and tumble! Do your children fight all the time? By Sandy Spurgeon McDaniel I teach workshops on anger, so talking about fighting is literally the tip of the iceberg. What we

Idaho Family Magazine

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J.J. Plew is Idaho born and raised. J.J. and his wife, along with their 4 kids have lived in the Treasure Valley for the past 15 years. J.J. has stayed actively involved in his kids’ activities as a coach, umpire, and volunteer. He enjoys music, dance, sports, and anything fun which helps keep him a kid at heart. J.J.’s desire for Idaho Family Magazine is to be the resource for families in the area looking for things to do and whats going on while also providing a positive and enjoyable magazine for readers. Feel free to reach out to J.J., he would love to hear from you.