Posts by Idaho Family Magazine

Kids’ talk: Little things are all big things

By Daniel Bobinski Maybe you’ve seen the internet meme about how important it is to listen to everything your children tell you. The quote originates from parenting author, Catherine M. Wallace, and it goes like this: “Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don’t listen eagerly to…

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From Sewing Rooms to Smartphones

The Horney Village, By Jessie Horney My mom kept a large corner of our upstairs family room devoted to her sewing ambitions. Ceiling-high shelves stacked with fabric, drawers stuffed with patterns and sewing hobby magazines, spools of thread on rows of spindles, scraps of past projects littering the floor; that corner was her private world…

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Top Picks: Back to School Fun

By Adrianne Goff, adrianne@globalpsd.com Basque Museum and Cultural Center: 611 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702 (208) 343-2671 www.basquemuseum.eus The Basque Museum & Cultural Center was established in 1985 as a small museum in the historic Cyrus Jacobs-Uberuaga House at 607 Grove Street. Located in scenic Boise, Idaho, the Basque Museum & Cultural Center provides…

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Top Picks for Children’s Birthday Parties

By Adrianne Goff, to submit an idea for the Top Picks list email adrianne@globalpsd.com Zoo Boise 355 Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702 (208) 608-7760  www.zooboise.org Zoo Boise does not currently host birthday parties, however, you are more than welcome to have your party on the zoo grounds.  Individual admission or annual pass is required…

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How to raise arts-savvy children

By Alison Moulton 1. Explore early. From the time your children are babies, play a variety of musical styles in your home. Explore diverse stations on online streaming services, or check out CDs from the library to listen to classical, jazz, zydeco, folk, or bluegrass music. 2. Go hands-on. Allow children to finger paint, make…

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