Living in the Moment October 2012

Who can resist dark, luminous eyes that dance in the sunshine? Certainly not me. That's why I had to introduce myself to this little fashionista, Sophia, last week. Her stylish outfit played up... more

Nov 2, 2012 8:56 AM Features

Growing up in England during the 1960s, much of my TV viewing was black and white series from America, like Zorro, Lassie, and a show about the American folk hero, Casey Jones. Every schoolboy knew... more

Oct 31, 2012 6:00 AM Features

O.K. let’s get one thing understood right away: Dads love hot dogs. That’s all there is to it. So it stands to reason that a Halloween book involving wiener dogs, bun costumes, and atrocious puns w... more

Oct 26, 2012 9:36 AM Features

An alarming story is making headlines today: The death of a 14-year-old after consuming two Monster energy drinks in 24 hours. This is the latest of five deaths associated with the popular energy d... more

Oct 23, 2012 8:20 AM Health

Interested in experiencing what it means to be a part of the diverse culture and traditions of India? Then head to the Agricenter International on Saturday, November 3rd, when the India Associa... more

Oct 23, 2012 7:00 AM Features

Editor's Note: After more than 35 years as independent booksellers, the ladies at Pinocchio's: The Children's Bookplace are writing the final chapter to their storied career. Earlier this month... more

Oct 20, 2012 8:29 AM Features

Rebekah is one of life's little miracles. After having one child (her now 15-year-old son), mom Shay had been told she might never become pregnant again. Patiently, she waited. For eight lo... more

Oct 19, 2012 11:07 AM Features

From Zoo Boo to Playhouse's costume sale, Broad Avenue's Art Walk and more, the days leading up to Halloween are brimming with family fun. 19 • Friday Le Bonheur Zoo Boo opens. Memphis Zoo.... more

Oct 18, 2012 7:00 AM Features

Catch Me If You Can is one of those stories you find yourself thinking, "I couldn't make this stuff up." The Orpheum's latest musical is loosely based on the true life story of con artist Frank... more

Oct 17, 2012 9:55 AM Features

Little boys love discovering their world. I found this handsome explorer on safari at the zoo recently; his mix-and-match outfit totally caught my eye. Six-year-old Cole looked quite dapper... more

Oct 12, 2012 9:53 AM Features

Do you remember the movie, The Sandlot? It's about a group of kids who gather for a summer-long game of sandlot baseball. This month, filmmakers are celebrating its 20th anniversary with a spec... more

Oct 11, 2012 7:00 AM Features

If you've toyed with the idea of climbing a rock wall but haven't quite summoned the courage, now's your chance. On Friday, October 19th, ClimBRIDGES opens their climbing gym to kids of all ag... more

Oct 10, 2012 7:00 AM Features

There seem to be plenty of “Mommy and me” board books out there for young readers, but relatively fewer “Daddy and me” books. So as a father, I was pleased to find Daddy Calls Me Doodlebug by J. D.... more

Oct 9, 2012 7:00 AM Features

Fashionistas are always stylish. But they also exude a certain sparkle that makes them stand out from the crowd. I saw that sparkle in Morgan, a fashionable 4-year-old I had the pleasure of mee... more

Oct 6, 2012 9:34 AM Features

It was a day of celebration for faculty, families, students, and friends who gathered to commemorate The Bodine School's 40th anniversary. Under a bright blue sky, a 200-plus crowd spilled out... more

Oct 4, 2012 10:23 AM Features

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