Authors Fredrick McKissack and Patricia McKissack

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Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Education


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Is Reading Aloud Helpful to Kids? Because some of the students in my child’s fourth-grade science class are struggling readers, the teacher has the students take turns reading the textbook chapters... more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Education


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Help your children manage her fear of stormy weather. more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Health

Caring for everything from antelope to zebras is this dad's calling. more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Travel

Tasty treats your kids will love making. more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Food


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Alzheimer's disease can be confusing to children. more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Health


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Take a Shower As you might expect, once kids are out from under Mom’s watch, skipping a shower is the norm. After all, who will notice, right? Wrong. Showering is part of a camp’s daily routine, so... more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Camp Guide


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Providing an important early step towards independence. more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Health


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Tips on when and how to find a good fit. more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Education


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We've found some fun options. more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Camp Guide


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Helping your child down the road to independence. more

Apr 1, 2015 12:05 AM Education

We want your kid on our cover! We love our readers. That’s why we hold our Cover Kid contest each year. It’s a way of celebrating those charming children you’re busy raising. Plus, how cool is it t... more

Mar 31, 2015 3:13 PM Features

Did you know that SeaWorld Orlando offers summer camps for kids? There are both day camps for preschoolers through sixth graders, and week-long, residential camps for kids in grades 7-12. Camps int... more

Mar 26, 2015 8:30 AM Features

MONDAY, MARCH 21-APRIL 4 Photos with the Easter Bunny • Carriage Crossing, Collierville Hours vary. Have your child's picture taken with the Easter bunny, at suite 214 near Zales. Check websi... more

Mar 23, 2015 6:00 AM Features

If you’ve found yourself singing tunes from the Frozen soundtrack, you’re not alone. The music has become an earworm for millions of families. Now you can hear the Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s perform... more

Mar 20, 2015 6:00 AM Features

Cinderella, the new film released by Disney, is destined to become an American classic. It is a gently updated version of the delightful, tuneful, animated epic from 1950. Unlike many subsequent revis... more

Mar 19, 2015 6:00 AM Features

Feeling adventurous? Then come swing through the trees at Shelby Farms with Go Ape Treetop Adventures. This interactive adventure course opens Saturday, March 21st. With instructors help, participa... more

Mar 19, 2015 5:00 AM Features

This Wednesday, March 18th, is Forgive Mom and Dad Day. That we even have such a 'holiday' suggests that many of us harbor anger or resentment against our parents. Forgiving them sounds simple enough.... more

Mar 17, 2015 6:00 AM Features

I’ve noticed a lot of young expectant women in my Facebook feed talking about pregnancy these past few weeks. As is often the case, many question the need to go the full 40 weeks of pregnancy. It’s... more

Mar 13, 2015 8:12 AM Features

Cyberbullying and its negative impact on teens often makes headlines. Who hasn’t read about a student committing suicide because of the senseless taunts of others? But we hear less about those who per... more

Mar 5, 2015 6:00 PM Features

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