Safe Harbor Receives $22,300 Grant from UPS Foundation

Jodi Ottaviano of Safe Harbor Shelter and Kate Hall

Richmondmom.com has always been a strong supporter of Safe Harbor. We are excited to learn of this most recent grant from the UPS Foundation to help provide essential services for those who need it! Safe Harbor received a $22,300 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The grant will be used towards […]

Virginia Women’s Conference

The 4th Annual Women’s Conference is Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown and it’s a day filled with great speakers and lots of valuable information. If you’re an entrepreneur, mompreneur, or just interested in what’s going on in the world of business, health, and social media, you’re going to love this conference! The event […]

Kate Hall at Virginia Women’s Conference: October 26th

Kate Hall

The 4th Annual Women’s Conference is Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown and it’s a day filled with great speakers and lots of valuable information. If you’re an entrepreneur, mompreneur, or just interested in what’s going on in the world of business, health, and social media, you’re going to love this conference! […]

Kitty,You Had Me at Hello

Oh, hey there, cutie. 
(Thanks to duckykitty.com for this image)

Like most six-year olds, my sweet daughter loves to shop. Every time we walk into that (hypnotic and cult-like wonderland) Target store we oogle and stare at the rows upon rows of super-cool merchandise that we REALLY REALLY WANT AND CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT would love to have. What draws us in most, however, is the lure of […]

Peace, Love, and Parenthood

Christa, Brian, Lira and Luca

We know everyone’s wondering who these newbies are and what it means for Richmondmom.com.  So, we thought we’d take a minute to introduce our little family of 4.  Here we are in a nutshell- Brian: He’s pretty crazy. He’s lived all over the world, spent more than his share of time sleeping under the stars […]

Stepping Back but Not Away

My first "official" property of Richmondmom.com, where it all started.

I shared recently what inspired me to create this blog–my daughter’s fall and subsequent head injury when she was an infant. Today, I’ll share with you another difficult message–I am handing over the reigns of Richmondmom.com to new owners effective immediately, with thirty days built in for me to help ensure a successful transition. 1.5 Million […]

Tuckahoe Elementary After the Fire: TES Spirit, Teamwork and a Positive Attitude!

short pump middle school

  Richmond Rocks! Tuckahoe Elementary On October 26th, I spent the morning at Tuckahoe Elementary School with author Kate Hall and illustrator Knox Hubard for a Richmond Rocks! book event. During the presentation, Kate and Knox explained to the students just how much teamwork was involved in publishing a book. This concept really seemed to […]

Richmond Rocks! Author Visit at Tuckahoe Elementary School: Taking Kids on a Tour Inside the Creative Process

Author Kate Hall and Illustrator Knox Hubard at Tuckahoe Elementary School

Richmond Rocks! – children’s book, inspired by children At this month’s author visit at Tuckahoe Elementary School, author Kate Hall and illustrator Knox Hubard shared not only the story, but the creative process behind the story as well. And it turns out that this is a children’s book that was very much inspired by their […]

Open Gym and More at Romp n’ Roll: November 23-25

Romp n Roll play area

There are some special events going on at Romp n’ Roll this week. You’ve already heard about their Drop n’ Shop from 9 am – noon on November 23rd (registration closes at 6:00 p.m. on November 20 so hurry and call 804.420.4100 – they are filling up FAST!) – but that’s not all!   In addition, […]

Congratulations Kate Hall: Style Weekly’s 2012 Top “40 Under 40″ List

Kate Hall, founder of Richmondmom.com

Congratulations to Kate Hall – Style Weekly announced today that she is one of their “2012 40 Under 40“! And why not – Kate is an incredible force in the world of communications, media, blogging, and all things related to kids and moms. In addition to being the creator and owner of Richmondmom.com and a […]