Memphis Parent April 2012


Ways to save money on baby food. more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Family Finances

Learn how much time your family spends online more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM

Whether it's an overnight or day camp, ask questions to get the scoop on how your camp operates. more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Camp Guide

Memphis mom Jessica Olin has two beautiful, healthy children. When her oldest, who is now 3, was an infant, she began to notice that his head was peeling abnormally. Soon, the peeling worsened into... more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health

Think about whether technology is serving you, or vice versa more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Technology


illustrations by Martha Kelly

Emily and Alyson skipped out the front door, almost forgetting their picnic lunch. It was warm outside and the lake wasn’t far away. Not for two friends lucky enough to share a shiny red tandem bic... more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM

Ways to help with shyness at school Determining whether a child is ready f... more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Education

Just because your kid takes medication doesn't mean he can't have fun at camp. Just be prepared. more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Camp Guide


photograph by Heather Simmons

From acting to TV news, Deidra Shores is honing her skill as a storyteller more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM

Did you happen to see the video of the frustrated father who lashed out at his daughter’s obsession with Facebook by shooting her computer with his .45? The last time I checked, the video had recei... more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Technology

Memphis is blessed with many wonderful mommy bloggers. One of the best, especially for budget-conscious parents, is In April, Dawn Curtis becomes the new owner of the domain... more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Technology

Camp offers lessons in everything, from making friends and building self-confidence to trying something new more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Camp Guide

Babies change so much during the first two years. Here what's normal (and what's not). more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health


photographs courtesy of Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau

Escape the heat of summer by hitting one of the Midwest's best-kept secrets. more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Travel

The power of the human brain is amazing. Experts met at the Urban Child Institute to discuss the science of brains, and how to maximize early brain development.   Just the Facts At birt... more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Health

Through Community Supported Agriculture, your dividend is a weekly basket of produce more

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM Food

Little kids will tolerate looking, but tweens and teens would much rather be doing. If your family enjoys the outdoors and revels in being a bit adventurous, you’ll find some fun offerings await in... more

Apr 19, 2012 12:01 PM Travel

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month more

Apr 2, 2012 11:52 AM


photograph by Heather Simmons

Envisions the Junkyard Museum more

Apr 2, 2012 11:45 AM

Eco-friendly parties take center stage this month more

Apr 2, 2012 11:41 AM

Help us recognize the best family destinations in Memphis! 
Give us your opinion on your favorite places to eat, the best family events, and the folks who provide your family with the best service. Cast your vote today for the best family-friendly destinations and activities across the city. 

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