Breast milk makes your baby stronger Read more



photograph by Heather Simmons

Rebecca Matson follows her passion for painting Read more

It delivers the same tangy-mellow satisfaction as cheesecake, but without the fuss. Read more


May is a busy month in Memphis, with things to do blooming in every corner of the city. Festivals are packed with people; the Redbirds are playing ball; attractions like the zoo and botanic gardens... Read more


photo © Rmarmion |

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If you’re interested in the power of birth, put this DVD on your list. Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and The Farm Midwives, offers an intriguing glimpse into what natural, home birthing looks like. ... Read more

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photo by Marci Lambert

You can thank this dad for added bike lanes around the Bluff City Read more


Summer learning for teachers Read more


It’s our favorite time of the year — the time we look forward to seeing the many sweet children that belong to you, our readers. Each year, when we announce the contest, we look forward to receivin... Read more

Teachers Kathy DeFreece and 
Jeanne Russell lead the Global Preschool Studies.

photos by Linda O. Schlesinger

Christ Methodist Day School’s Global Preschool Studies program takes children around the world in search of understanding Read more



illustration by Jeanne Seagle

This Mother's Day (and throughout the year), honor yourself with a break from the madness. Here's how other moms recharge and renew. Read more


These tips will help your baby have a stronger start in life Read more



photo by John Roman |

You might have a kid with low blood sugar. Read more


Kids love hearing stories. But this summer, they’ll also be invited to tell their own. Professional storyteller Elaine Blanchard is opening her treasure trove of tales to children ages 8 to 10, in ... Read more

Nothing beats a warm spring night picnicking at the Levitt Shell while listening to live music. The Shell’s summer season kicks off Thursday, May 23rd, and this year launches not four but eight wee... Read more

It’s gonna be wet and wild at the Children’s Museum of Memphis this summer, as they celebrate their newest addition, Splash H2Oh!        The museum’s garden-themed water park will feature 40 sp... Read more

Dust off your seat, get the bike rack on the car, and head out with the kids for an afternoon of fun. Here are a couple of biking destinations worth testing out with your family. Read more

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