Have you seen the Kid President videos yet? They've struck a chord in this political season. These tongue-in-cheek addresses feature a handsome young boy dressed in a suit who says wise things and ... more

Aug 1, 2012 10:27 AM Features

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Jul 31, 2012 6:00 AM Features

The Facebook group Breastfeeding Moms of Memphis is teaming up with All Better Pediatrics to host a local version of the Big Latch On. As part of a national event, breastfeeding mothers from Memphi... more

Jul 28, 2012 10:29 AM Features

Ah, to be two again — when life is rich with make-believe. As I approached the zoo this week, who should I find lurking in the shadows but this handsome young man. Two-and-a-half-year-old Cason, wi... more

Jul 27, 2012 6:00 AM Features

If your family enjoys history, learn a bit about Shelby County's early days with a visit to Davies Plantation in Bartlett. This two-story log home, the oldest in Shelby County, is on the Natio... more

Jul 26, 2012 6:00 AM Features

When news events like the recent mass murder in Aurora, Colorado, claim the lives of the innocent victims, kids are bound to have questions. Though we are far from where that tragedy took place, ne... more

Jul 24, 2012 5:00 AM Features

Heavy weather can be scary when you're a kid. So helping children understand what's going on in the atmosphere is the aim of FOX13's Mid-South Weather Camp, hosted by chief meteorologist Joey Sulip... more

Jul 23, 2012 8:00 AM Features

The Chicco Polly Highchair has been recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The chair has two pegs on the back legs which can cause lacerations should a child fall against it. The ... more

Jul 19, 2012 7:06 AM Features

Mid-July — the doldrums of summer — when children can sound as whiny as mosquitos. "I'm bored," they wail. "There's nothing to do." Why, it's enough to ruin a nice afternoon nap. We sugges... more

Jul 18, 2012 12:55 PM Features

The People: Local artist Kristi Bauer's newest masterpiece is Pinot's Palette, an upscale BYOB painting studio in East Memphis that opened in June and blends fine art, friends, and fun in a casual ... more

Jul 16, 2012 8:17 AM Features

Some of us are lucky enough to be born with the girly-girl gene. The one that draws us to pretty flowered dresses that sway when we play. Such is the case for Sabrina, a delicate little girl I happ... more

Jul 13, 2012 3:56 PM Features

A month into summer, kids are eager for something new. Not to worry. We recently learned of several day camps being held later this month that are the perfect boredom busters. July 16-20 • Cobb... more

Jul 11, 2012 1:53 PM Features

Two children in the Mid-South have died at the hands of angry fathers and boyfriends recently. These victims were young children — little ones under the age of 3. Such violent outbursts leave famil... more

Jul 9, 2012 9:37 AM Features

I had the pleasure of meeting a fashionista recently who lit up the sky. I was paying a visit to the playground at Johnson Park in Collierville, when 8-year-old Selina stepped out from behind the s... more

Jul 6, 2012 4:35 PM Features

As a parent, I am mourning the loss of Trey Erwin this week. Although I didn't know this family personally, their story — and faith — seemed to capture the hearts of many families across the Mid-So... more

Jul 6, 2012 8:56 AM Features

Sometimes you need to hire a sitter and step out — just the two of you. Here are a few inexpensive possibilities. Now get busy! •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  ORPHEUM SUMMER MOVIE S... more

Jul 5, 2012 8:22 AM Features


photograph by Heather Simmons

Doctors Manoj and Sunita Jain model what it means to care for family and community more

Jul 2, 2012 11:54 AM

I‘ve been tackling a big project this summer. I decided to reclaim a room in my home that had become a place for storing stuff in transition. Whenever we’d tidy up a bedroom or rearrange furniture,... more

Jul 2, 2012 11:46 AM

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