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Families Climb Crazy Horse Memorial Articles,Fun Times

Families Climb Crazy Horse Memorial On June 3 and 4, hikers took the opportunity to see Crazy Horse’s head up close up during the 10K walk.   Over 9,000 hikers took on the 6.2 mile hike starting near the visitor center going through a forest area and up to the top of Crazy Horse’s extended arm. Not only were seasoned athletes hitting the trail, but also regular parents and their kids – everywhere from babies to teenagers. Parents carried babies in special backpacks that doubled as baby carriers. One family even had their baby in a stroller. Toddlers meandered beside… Read More >>

Is it Time for a New Gifting Tradition? Holidays

‘Tis the season for new goals, new memories and new toys! Christmas can be an overwhelming time of year. Not only is the weather frigid here in the Black Hills, but the hustle, bustle and expense of the holiday season can really take a toll on our wallets.           Keeping up with the Jones’s can be a constant struggle as expectations (and the cost of the latest and greatest toys!) grow alongside your children. So where do you draw the line? How many presents do Sally and Tommy need? And what can we do to make the season merry, but… Read More >>

18 Budget Friendly Holiday Traditions Articles,Fun Times,Holidays,Home,Savings

18 Budget Friendly Holiday Traditions Tis the season for shopping for presents, cooking fancy meals, decorating our homes for the holidays and celebrating with friends and family. The holidays are a fun and exciting time, but all of that fun can start to stretch the pocketbook. No matter your budget, families can still enjoy meaningful holiday traditions.   1 Christmas Countdown Create a homemade advent countdown with construction or scrapbook paper. 2 Cookies for Santa Bake some special cookies for Santa, but set aside a few dozen for local firefighters or police officers and deliver them with your kids. 3 Movie… Read More >>

Amazing Kids: Fall 2016 Child

Bailey   Thanks to her perseverance and not giving up on her love of softball, Bailey has become a full-fledged windmill pitcher. Throughout the year, Bailey – with her parents’ support – has been working on running faster and harder, swinging through her batting and learning all she can through pitching camps. She practices every night with her dad and her hard work has paid off. “It’s a joy to watch her,” said Bailey’s aunt Kim. “She’s a great pitcher and the girl you want on your team.”   Bryden Not only does Bryden have a love for football – playing… Read More >>

Never Fear – Resources Are Here Articles

Tips from an Outdoor Dad: Chad Tussing “Your kids are going to ask questions,” said Chad, “and it’s ok to not know the answer. Take a picture of the feather or track you have questions on and look it up when you get home – learn about your finds together.” Every outdoor family needs to start somewhere. And although it may seem daunting, there are many resources to help you along the way.   Take a class The Outdoor Campus West holds numerous hands-on classes ranging from hunting and fishing to skills and knowledge. This past year, over 24 thousand… Read More >>