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Top 10 Mother’s Day Brunch Locations

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

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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Family familiarity: both body and soul

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

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

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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Some Useful Links for You to Get Started

It seems like you’re running a default WordPress website. Here are a few useful links to get you started: Migration How to use WordPress Migrator Plugin? Migrate WordPress from Siteground to Cloudways Migrate WordPress from GoDaddy to Cloudways General How do I take my website live from Cloudways? How to manage WordPress via WP-CLI on…

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Step-by-Step: Scheduling time for daily interruptions

By Melanie Nelson We live in a world of distractions. These distractions can be very disruptive in our lives if we let them. When the “breaking news” in the world is so readily at our fingertips, it is sometimes hard to focus on the tasks we have in front of us. Although things like cell…

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Top Ten Pizza Restaurants in the Boise area!

By Adrianne Goff Editor’s note: This is the first of an ongoing feature in Idaho Family Magazine that will be written by Associate Publisher, Adrianne Goff. Our TOP 10 lists will highlight restaurants and other businesses in the Boise area that are a good resource and family-friendly. Adrianne will visit each site and write up…

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Our backpacks: The things we carry, including abuse

By Macaile Hutt I think that everyone we come in contact with is wearing a heavy backpack on his or her back. This backpack is filled with mistakes, failures, dead-end roads, regrets, secrets, demons and skeletons. We trudge along, day after day, and this backpack becomes part of us. We don’t question it, don’t ask…

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A Game Changer: Consistent discipline cuts parent stress

By Sandy McDaniel “My child seems to have a mind of his own. Every time I turn around, he is upset about something I have asked him to do or is challenging me. I feel as if I am in a constant state of anger.” Behavior that is rewarded continues; behavior that is not rewarded…

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