Living in the Moment May 2013

As parents, we need two things to make family life a bit more sane: A night out alone with our honey, and a reliable (maybe even awesome) babysitter. Once those are in place, you can plan to spend ... more

Jun 5, 2013 5:07 PM Features

Looking for a way to help Oklahoma families in need in the aftermath of tornadoes of May 19-20? MetroFamily magazine in Oklahoma City compiled this list of outlets accepting donations of items and ... more

May 21, 2013 10:07 PM Features

Summer Scholars Camp for AP Students This camp is designed to prepare high school teens for the challenges of a college-level Advanced Placement course. Campers will meet other students from ac... more

May 21, 2013 2:25 PM Features

Pictured left to right: Musicians Carl Maguire, Bradford Beard, writer Stephanie Painter, Alan Maguire, & Reginald White   I get to meet a lot of talented kids while on assignment for Memph... more

May 21, 2013 10:45 AM Features

Healthy skin needs to be protected. With the approach of summer, we're spending more time outdoors with our family. So be sure you know what type of sunscreen to buy — and how to apply it. Just fol... more

May 15, 2013 8:24 AM Features

Summer is just around the corner, what will your kids be doing? If you're still looking for last-minute possibilities, we've got a couple of suggestions. JR. RANGER CAMP - AGES 6-14 Let you... more

May 13, 2013 4:09 PM Features

Celebrate Mother's Day all weekend long with one of these fun activities that will bring smile to your face as well as to your family. Get Your Greek On - The 55th Annual Greek Festival kicks o... more

May 10, 2013 10:57 AM Features

The air will be electric at the 2013 Orpheum High School Musical Awards. That's when more than 200 teens from 24 high schools drama departments learn who this year's winners are at this popular awa... more

May 9, 2013 3:45 PM Features

I longed to feel pretty when I was pregnant. Which is not easily accomplished when you look like you've swallowed a beach ball. Thankfully, a lot of designers get that today, and the selection for ... more

May 9, 2013 9:35 AM Features

This time of year, we're all itching for the carefree days of summer. But you know by mid-June, the kids will be whining about having nothing to do. That's when you whisk them away for an afternoon... more

May 2, 2013 11:28 AM Features

As the weather warms up, kids want need to be outside playing. There are great adventures to be had, even in your own backyard. Here are are several new books that will make exploring more fun for ... more

May 1, 2013 11:24 AM Features

If you don't love music, you might need to have your Memphis citizenship revoked. Because music is really the heart and soul of the Bluff City. And this weekend shines a bright light on its evoluti... more

Apr 26, 2013 10:01 AM Features

“Vaccines are one of the Top 10 health-related 20th-century accomplishments in the U.S. because of the vast number of infant lives saved,” notes Judy Martin, chief of nursing with the Shelby County... more

Apr 24, 2013 1:56 PM Features

Providing a safe, secure environment for your child is always important, but particularly during times of stress. Although events like the Boston Marathon bombings or the shooting at Sandy Hook hap... more

Apr 23, 2013 8:22 AM Features

When my son was a baby, we were still in graduate school. You know what that means. No money. So once he outgrew all those delicious outfits we received as shower gifts, it was time to find cute st... more

Apr 16, 2013 11:32 PM Features

An article on Huffington Post's website, "The Power of Talking to Your Baby," drew much attention last week. Which surprised me, because I thought it was something many of us already knew.       No... more

Apr 15, 2013 10:21 AM Features

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Apr 12, 2013 12:24 AM Features

A Twitter post caught my eye the other day. It was from a local dad who quipped, “The best part of living in Memphis is the free books Dolly Parton sends my kids each month.”  What a great ... more

Apr 11, 2013 10:53 AM Features

Have you seen the most recent parent blog to go viral? It’s “The Reasons My Son Is Crying.” I first ran across it on Facebook, where someone had posted a link to the Tumblr blog, posted by the boy'... more

Apr 9, 2013 4:45 PM Features

What does it take to be a leader? Teen girls are asked to explore that question in an essay contest being sponsored by The Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis. The essay contest is part of... more

Apr 5, 2013 9:30 AM Features

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