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Top 10 Mother’s Day Brunch Locations

May 7, 2019

The places below are listed in alphabetical order. If you would like to nominate a restaurant or business for consideration, please email Adrianne at adrianne@globalpsd.com. 1. Bardenay Restaurant & Distillery 155 E Riverside Dr, Eagle, ID 83616 (208) 938-5093 610 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702 (208) 426-0538 www.bardenay.com Bar-de-nay – (bar d nay) n.…

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Family familiarity: both body and soul

May 2, 2019

By Jessie Horney My 5-year-old son recently saw me without a shirt on and pressed his hand to my belly, declaring it “so soft” and asking “why does it stick out from you like that?” My 6-year-old daughter, born a lady (or a Mennonite), watched me get dressed for church and said in her sweetest…

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The Outdoorsman: Todd and the ole Pony

May 2, 2019

By Chuck Carpenter USDA – Wildlife Services (May 27, 1980 – July 15, 2011) The program I worked for was responsible for stopping or reducing life stock losses caused by predators and a whole array of other things. A lot of the problems we were called in to help solve was in the back country,…

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Wednesday’s Child: Dakoda, 9, enjoys animal snuggles

May 2, 2019

The following information is provided by Wednesday’s Child, an organization that helps Idaho foster children find permanent homes. Dakoda, 9, is a sweet little boy who wants everyone to know that his favorite thing to do is to spend time cuddling with animals and with the people he loves. Dogs are his absolute favorite animal…

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‘You are strong’ 7 things your reflection needs to hear

May 2, 2019

By Macaile Hutt Wake up in the morning, walk into the bathroom, flip on the light… and let the attack begin. There you are, five minutes into your morning, and you’re already experiencing a full-blown, no holds barred attack. Negative self-talk thoughts, observations, and even blatant call-outs regarding the person in the mirror staring back…

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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.

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…