Living in the Moment August 2012

Confidence will take you far in life. It radiates from you, like a beacon of light. It was that light that drew me to Iyonia, a striking young lady who was spending the afternoon browsing at Th... more

Sep 7, 2012 6:00 AM Features

If you've got a preschooler at home, get acquainted with Daniel Tiger, the newest friend to join PBS Kids television daily line-up. The animated cartoon series, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, premier... more

Sep 2, 2012 6:00 AM Features

My daughter recently discovered My Froggy Stuff Production videos on YouTube. These DYI projects for kids offer step-by-step instructions that will help your child create goodies for her dolls, and... more

Aug 31, 2012 6:00 AM Features

Have you heard about 901 Day? It's a day to celebrate Memphis' awesomeness. A time to put aside all your gripes about whatever — and cheer on the many things that are right about our community.... more

Aug 28, 2012 8:32 AM Features

Logan Guleff won't settle for the usual burger with ketchup and fries. An Asian-inspired turkey burger with peanut butter? Now that's different. The 10-year-old Memphian often whips up meals us... more

Aug 27, 2012 7:53 AM Features

I happened upon this winsome 2-year-old as I was strolling near the Woodland Discovery Playground at Shelby Farms last week. Being outdoors brings big smiles to most children and Ava Grace was ... more

Aug 24, 2012 9:20 AM Features

We'll admit it; it was a toss up between reviewing the How'd They Build That? construction video, and this tasty fashion tidbit. Can you blame us? We simply fell in love with Taylor Swift'... more

Aug 23, 2012 6:00 AM Features

How do you get people to listen, really listen, to one another? That's a question Virginia Murphy enjoys tackling with the work of her theater company, Playback Memphis. The troupe combines improvi... more

Aug 22, 2012 11:03 AM Features

So your bff is getting married and she's has asked your 6-year-old daughter to be her flower girl — which will be totally adorable. But now you need something light and pretty and well, age-app... more

Aug 21, 2012 7:15 AM Features

My daughters and I discovered some great books during the library's summer reading program. Here is another of our recommendations. I grew up listening to Winnie-the-Pooh stories, about the bea... more

Aug 20, 2012 8:51 AM Features

When a country girl comes to the big city, what better place to show off one's look than at the art museum? I met Claire outside the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, where she kindly posed for a f... more

Aug 17, 2012 7:17 AM Features

There's a woman's rights issue brewing in the north African country of Tunisia right now, and it's casting a shadow on the great accomplishments of Olympian runner Habiba Ghribi. This impressive at... more

Aug 15, 2012 8:58 AM Features

I read a story the other day that unnerved me. It tapped into the worst fear we harbor as parents: our children being alone and at risk, and our being too far away to help. This story involved ... more

Aug 14, 2012 9:21 AM Features

The great thing about the Memphis Public Library's Summer Reading Club was that it got both of my daughters into the routine of visiting the library each weekend to pick out books to read. Since my... more

Aug 10, 2012 9:28 AM Features

Did you know that the biggest meteor shower of the year peaks this weekend? What better place to view it — while enjoying a sleepover — than at Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. Shelby Farm's firs... more

Aug 7, 2012 6:00 AM Features

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