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Baby on the Way?

Baby on the Way?

Get Ready Now

You Can Breastfeed  When Returning to Work

You Can Breastfeed When Returning to Work

These helpful tips will make your transition a bit smoother

New Documentary Chronicles Midwife Ina May Gaskin

Five Reasons  Breast is Best

Five Reasons Breast is Best

Health Matters

Becoming Attached

Becoming Attached

Nurturing your baby builds a strong bond

Hello, Baby,  Goodbye, Sleep

Hello, Baby, Goodbye, Sleep

Helping Your Newborn Sleep Like A Baby

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Toddler

Potty Training After Dark

Potty Training After Dark

The long and winding road to clean, dry nights

Balancing TV and a Toddler

Balancing TV and a Toddler

Meet WATN-TV Local 24's morning anchor, Joy Lambert

If my toddler puts a cell phone in her mouth, can she get shocked?

If my toddler puts a cell phone in her mouth, can she get shocked?

Your Online Life

Smart Phones, Smart Kids

Smart Phones, Smart Kids

Bringing Home The Gold

Bringing Home The Gold

Memphis Parent receives eight awards at national competition

Wishing On  a Star

Wishing On a Star

Do you have a kid who wants to be in show biz? Here’s what some parents are doing to further their childs’ career.

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Pre-Teen

From Tykes to Teens:  Chores for Every Age

From Tykes to Teens: Chores for Every Age

Completing chores can breed confidence, competence, and success

One Shot Your Tween Shouldn’t Miss

One Shot Your Tween Shouldn’t Miss

HPV vaccine keeps kids safe from some forms of cancer

Got a Tween? Then You'll Recognize the New Attitude

Got a Tween? Then You'll Recognize the New Attitude

If storm clouds are brewing at your house, these steps will help you to tame unruly tween attitudes

Could my son’s Facebook page affect his admission to college?

Could my son’s Facebook page affect his admission to college?

Your online life

Online Book Club Encourages Teen Readers to Share

Online Book Club Encourages Teen Readers to Share

Your Online Life

Having  Her Say

Having Her Say

Spoken word artist Terriney Gipson

On Newsstands Now

Living in the Moment

Living in the Moment

Pick Us Up in Southaven, Mississippi

Pick Us Up in Southaven, Mississippi

If you live in Southaven, Mississippi, you can pick us up more easily now. We're broadening our print reach to serve even more parents like you in the Mid-South. So be sure to pick us up at one of these 11 locations. Memphis Parent magazine, your go-to source for news, information, and...

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2014.04.14 03:42 PM

Memphis Parent Month of FREE Family Fun April 14th-20th

Memphis Parent Month of FREE Family Fun April 14th-20th

We are doing something new this month. Enjoy an entire month of FREE classes offered by local organizations throughout Memphis. This is an opportunity for you and your children to experience something you've never before and interact with your community. We hope you enjoy our month of FREE...

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2014.04.14 10:14 AM

Could You Go a Year Without Sugar?

Could You Go a Year Without Sugar?

Food plays such a vital role in our daily lives. Eating doesn't just provide fuel for our bodies, food gives us pleasure, escape, celebration, pacification, and more. It should be easier to eat healthy foods, but for most of us, it's not. However, that's not entirely by our own...

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2014.04.08 04:38 PM

Meet Memphis Parent Staff: Natalie LeDoux, Marketing Assistant

Meet Memphis Parent Staff: Natalie LeDoux, Marketing Assistant

Get to know the faces behind our publication. Natalie LeDoux: Digital/ Print Marketing Assistant, Contemporary Media, Inc.  1. What does your position entail? I am the new marketing assistant. I am in my third month at Contemporary Media, Inc. and I really love it. Thus far, I...

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2014.04.07 03:13 PM

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

Groups That Help With Autism Online Support Asperkids • A multimedia social education company founded by author/educator, and “Aspie,” Jennifer Cook O’Toole. Her site supports individuals and their families living with Asperger Syndrome and autism. Asperkids...

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2014.04.03 12:09 PM

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Brings The Bard To School

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Brings The Bard To School

The students at Germantown Middle School haven’t studied William Shakespeare’s plays or sonnets yet. Still, they have a few preconceptions. They’ve heard the Bard’s work is hard to translate. Old-fashioned. Irrelevant. So the actors from Tennessee Shakespeare...

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2014.04.02 06:00 AM

"Jeans for Wishes" New April Campaign for Make-A-Wish Mid-South

"Jeans for Wishes" New April Campaign for Make-A-Wish Mid-South

Every day, children around the Mid-South struggle with chronic illness. For some, their life-threatening medical conditions make living a full life difficult. That's why, through the month of April, Make-A-Wish Mid-South is asking for your help, by participating in their "Jeans...

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2014.04.01 01:51 PM

Hop to these Easter Festivities

Hop to these Easter Festivities

From egg hunts to bunny hops, Easter activities abound in April. FRIDAY, APRIL 11 After Dark Easter Egg Hunt. Cameron Brown Park. 7:30 p.m. For ages 9 to 12. Bring flashlights for an after-dark egg hunt. Concessions available. Eggs are filled with candy, so bring a basket to collect...

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2014.03.29 06:00 AM

Dr. William Sears at the Boys and Girls Club of Memphis

Dr. William Sears at the Boys and Girls Club of Memphis

On the second Tuesday of every month, something special happens at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis/ Technical Training Center. Passionate teenagers put their cooking skills to use, partnering with a local chef to provide a three-course meal. Attendees come for a free dinner while...

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2014.03.28 10:48 AM

Engaging Teens at the Library

Engaging Teens at the Library

Did you hear the good news? One of the groups the Memphis Public Library plans to target are teenagers. A new room, the Teen Learning Lab, is being discussed to better service kids ages 12 and up. The aim is to entice adolescent readers to become more engaged with books and technology at the...

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2014.03.20 04:27 PM