Monster Jam

MONSTER JAM® MARKS FIRST RETURN EVENTS TO IDAHO  AFTER MORE THAN YEAR & HALF HIATUS WITH ACTION-PACKED WEEKEND OF FAMILY FUN AT FORD IDAHO CENTER IN NAMPA ON OCTOBER 22 & 23 Enhanced Health and Safety Measures Implemented for Fan Wellness **Tickets Now Available for Purchase!!** Nampa, ID – This. Is. MONSTER JAM®!  It’s time…

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Wicked ideas: Fun neighborhood Halloween contests

By Kimberly Blaker Are you looking for some fun new ways to celebrate Halloween with your kids this year? How about a neighborhood contest? Costume contests are just one of the many options to get everyone in the spirit. So read on to see if one of these wicked ideas grabs you. Craziest costume –…

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Finding Normal: Abnormal times require new strategies

By Macaile Hutt As a pediatric occupational therapist, I help children find success and independence in any of their “occupations” – the things they do every day. Occupations could be as simple as bathing, using the bathroom, feeding ourselves, or dressing ourselves. They can also be more complex, such as the way we interact with…

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The Outdoorsman: That mean ole man just up the road

By Chuck Carpenter In 1965 my family loaded up everything we owned and moved from Alaska back to Western Montana. We spent a few days with my grandparents in Hamilton, Montana and then rented a house south of Conner, Montana along the East Fork of the Bitterroot River.With lots of great fishing and hunting right…

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Music’s Power: Songs and sounds — benefits for babies

By Cara Johnson-Bader Whether it is singing “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” or playing music and swaying back and forth, engaging in musical activities with your baby helps brain development. Recent research shows that music affects the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of babies and strengthens cognitive and sensory development.Language development – Learning to classify sounds…

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