Memphis Parent August 2012


My son and I have had numerous “discussions” these last few years. They’re over the usual stuff that arises between a parent and teen, and typically fall along the lines of things I ask him not to ... more

The Shelby Summer Scholars Program makes science real and relevant for kids more


Everyone wins when kids take care of lunch more


Happi-Nappi bags are locally produced more

Family Finances

Doctors are reaching out to teens and young adults with cancer. more


Capturing life one shot at a time more

1. My little brother is always acting silly. Kathryn: Tea Collection from Sachi • green bird T, $26; black and white stripe leggings, $22 Will: Itty Bitty Bella • Navy stripe top and s... more

Watch for viruses like hand, foot, and mouth disease more


Take your home from clutter to calm more


photography by Heather Simmons

Christian Jones has his eye on you more


I will never forget watching a battle between a mom and her preschooler several summers ago at the pool. more


5k race to benefit Le Bonheur Children's Hospital more

Are you planning to run in the 5th Annual Forrest Spence 5K? The fundraiser, which benefits the Forrest Spence Fund at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, takes place August 25th, at Overton Park. Last... more


photograph by Heather Simmons

From fashion runways to track and field, Callie Wallace embraces it all more

If your child attended a good preschool last year, chances are he grew up, a lot. The classroom helps children gain independence and new skills. Here is what your kindergartner should be able to do... more


Believe or not, it’s back-to-school time. Fortunately, retailers have great sales this time of year to help lessen the blow to your wallet when buying school supplies and clothing. Make sure to... more

Family Finances

Watch for kids at school-crossing zones more

Looking for extracurricular art or music programs for your child? Several new arts-based businesses have opened in Memphis and offer lessons for kids and adults.   • International School of Mus... more

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