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Top 10 Burgers and Father’s Day Fun!

June 12, 2019

Big Jud’s 1289 S Protest Rd. Boise, ID 83706 (208) 343-4439 / 3030 E Overland Rd. Ste 100 Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 629-5259 www.bigjuds.com Imagine a nine inch round, four layer cake frosted high. Now you have a comparison as to how gigantic Big Jud’s “Man Vs Food” burger really is. Two ONE POUND patties, 10 pieces…

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Who needs a hug? Proprioception: better than it sounds

June 3, 2019

By Macaile Hutt Picture this: you’ve had a really stressful day at work (or school or playing referee to fighting children or chauffeur to and from school and soccer practice and piano and — well, you get it). You walk into the front door to see your husband (or wife, or child, or mother, or…

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Road to reading: It’s never too early to start.

June 3, 2019

Caption for Ben Reading: Cara Johnson-Bader’s son, Ben, reads in his classroom at New Horizon Academy. (Courtesy photo) By Cara Johnson-Bader At New Horizon Academy, we understand the importance of a child’s journey on the road to reading. We know children need 10,000-12,000 words in their vocabulary to be ready for kindergarten, so we thought…

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Tween Daughter & Dad Get the bug, Dad, but don’t kill it!

June 3, 2019

By Patrick and J.L. Hempfing “Daddy! Bug!” Jessie often yells these words. Part of my job description as dad includes keeping a bug-free home. Although Jessie wants every bug removed, she is unwilling to execute the task herself, even for the tiniest bugs. When Jessie calls, Dad comes running with a tissue, paper towel, or…

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The only summer we get . . .

June 3, 2019

By Jessie Horney Hi, my name is Jessie and I am a recovering summer-hater. “Oh, what’s the part you hate most, Jess? The endless sunshine and late nights of twilight warmth? The ice cream cones? The vacations and parties?” I KNOW, ok, I know, summer is everyone’s favorite time of year, and hating it is…

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MEET THE PUBLISHER

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J.J. Plew is an 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 a parenting magazine for the Treasure Valley area, with tips and children’s activities, 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.

The Outdoors man: Trapping job started with a pack rat

June 3, 2019

By Adrianne Goff In 1956 we lived out in the country at a place called Canyon Creek, Montana. While my dad was out working, my mother, bless her heart, was mostly a stay at home mom taking care of my two younger brothers and me. Having a dad that hunted and trapped for a living,…

Wednesday’s Child

June 3, 2019

Nathaniel, 14, wants to be a policeman The following information is provided by Wednesday’s Child, an organization that helps Idaho foster children find permanent homes. Nathaniel, 14, is a friendly, kind and engaging young man with a great sense of humor. He says that sometimes people call him “Nathan” but that he prefers his full…

Meet Our New Associate Publisher Adrianne!

March 21, 2019

Hello Boise Area! My name is Adrianne Goff, I am the new Associate Publisher for Idaho Family Magazine family. I am very excited to be a part of this creative team! I have worked in the publishing and print manufacturing industries for over 17 years. My expertise spans from print production to project/product development. I am fortunate to…

Randy the Reindeer Story on KTVB

December 3, 2018

This is an article by KTVB about my sister-in-law and her kindness idea for the holidays. Awesome!! Each day leading up to Christmas, kids will find Randy the Reindeer holding a new card in his arms, an act of kindness challenge for the day. Author: Kim Fields Published: 10:07 PM MST December 2, 2018 Updated: 10:35 PM MST…

Turn Presents into Futures

December 3, 2018

Submitted by IDeal For many families, the words “save” and “holidays” don’t usually go together. After all, it’s a time of year filled with travel, feasts, and gift-giving. All that fun can add up to a lot of spending! On the flip side, this can be a perfect time to start discussing the future, and…