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Eye Opening News : Playground Play Can Help Prevent Myopia in Children

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If you are in your late 30's or early 40's, only about 1 out of 10 of your grandparents' elementary school classmates would have worn glasses.  Now almost half of the kids in your...
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8 Tips to Help Your Child Transition to Middle School

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The natural transition from child into teenager is unchartered territory for many parents, which can create uncertainty and even fear. As a middle school teacher whose own sons are in this phase of life,...
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5 Ways to Prevent Kindergarten Jitters

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The first day of kindergarten is just around the corner. You’ve spent hours shopping for school supplies, picking out the perfect lunchbox, and trying (sometimes failing) to understand exactly how Car Line works. With all...
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Helping your Child Ease Back into Learning Mode after Summer

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With school almost back in session, it can be a difficult for a child to transition back into the early morning groove and structured learning environment after a long summer filled with staying up...
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6 Ways to Support Your Child’s Teacher

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Like many parents, you may love engaging in your child's school life and connecting with their teacher each year. Additionally, you may long to get more involved, but need some help figuring out the...

Local Memphis Artists We Love

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Memphis is just the best, right? The best food, the best music, the best family stuff, and the best artists. Seriously, whether they are born and raised or a recent transplant, Memphis artists are...
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MMC’s Fourth of July Independence Day Guide {2022}

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The Fourth of July will be here before you know it! But don’t worry, because Memphis (and the surrounding areas) has a ton of ways to celebrate America’s Independence Day! From neighborhood parades to...
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GO! SEE! EXPLORE! :: The Crystal Shrine Grotto

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What if I said that there was a beautiful park in Memphis with a reflecting pool, interesting structures to sit and climb on, and a cave filled with art and crystals... but it was...
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How to Keep Kids NOT Bored in Memphis This Summer

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Avoid the awful whines of, "I'm bored!" and replace them with the laughter of fun this summer! We've teamed up with independently owned Knowledge Tree to get the scoop on the best ways to...

Park Hop : A Free Summer Playdate Series

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Summer break has arrived! Which means it’s time for the kids to burn off their excess energy and meet new friends. And it also means you have an excuse to leave the house if...