Does your young reader love animal adventure tales? Memphian Barry Wolverton is celebrating the publication of his first children's book, the middle grade novel Neversink. This funny story is set i... more

Apr 2, 2012 10:58 AM Features

Kids benefit from doing chores more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 PM Health

One Way to Save for College What is a 529 plan? I have heard people talking about it as a good way to save for children’s college education. – Thinking Ahead   A 529 plan is a great way... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Education

Main Stage Activities   11:30 a.m. • Home and Car Seat Safety Demo 12:00 p.m. • Baby & Children’s Fashion Show- Chocolate Soup 1:30 p.m. • Pediatric Panel Q & A 2:15 p.m. • Baby... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM

Postpartum depression robs moms of precious bonding time more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health

I recently received a story that I decided to run this month; it’s Sandra Gordon’s piece on the importance of giving our kids chores. On the face of it, this would seem to be a “Well, duh,” type to... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health

Consider these factors when buying your next car. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Family Finances

Exploring Builds baby's smarts more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health


Illustrations by Jeanne Seagle

We still chuckle over the many funny, unabashedly cute remarks our little girl made during her toddler and pre-school years. Mom Susan Elswick faithfully records her children’s funnies in a journal... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM

Becoming a mother is one of the sweetest adventures in life; it's a time filled with wonder, excitement, and love. But there are a few things you don’t know as you anticipate your little one — or a... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health

Add this tasy, last-minute meal to your cooking arsenal more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Food

Sparking brain development Touching, talking with, reading to and playing with kids sparks brain development. These actions aren’t only filling your child’s brain with memories and information,... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health

Once you settle in with your baby and begin seeing the world through a parent’s eyes, you realize how many household items present potential hazards. During this first year, it’s important to make ... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health

A 150th anniversary of the Civil War is celebrated in Tennessee. more

Mar 30, 2012 1:05 PM Features

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Mar 27, 2012 11:14 PM Features

As spring unfolds, the season can bring extra trips to the pediatrician’s office as children struggle with allergies and asthma. Sniffles and sneezes are pretty common this time of the year. In fac... more

Mar 26, 2012 10:44 AM Features

Children's recording wins Grammy nomination for Eric Brace and Peter Cooper more

Mar 20, 2012 1:16 PM Features

Calling all cute kids! Enter your child in our annual Cover Kids Contest and he or she might just land on our cover.  From our entries, five Cover Kids winners will be selected, and all contest... more

Mar 7, 2012 9:55 AM Features

Ever wonder what the most-read story of all time is on  It's this:  25 Destinations for the Best Party Ever.   Our readers must feel the way we do when we're trying to figure... more

Mar 7, 2012 9:23 AM Features

One of our perennial reader recipe favorites is Elizabeth Phillip's adaptation of Jennifer Chandler's Cheeseburger Pie, from her book Simply Suppers (Thomas Nelson 2010).   From Elizabeth's ori... more

Mar 7, 2012 9:13 AM Features

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