Miller & Rhoads Charity Christmas Tree Contest Lights Up Downtown

miller-rhoads-charity-tree-contest-2011-288w is proud and honored to sponsor a Christmas Tree for Family Lifeline at the Miller & Rhoads Charity Christmas Tree Contest.  Forty local charitable organizations are filling the incredible plate-glass windows of this historic building with lights of hope and beauty this holiday season. Each tree is decorated by volunteers from the charities, and [...]

November 2011 Rockstar: Lesley Walter


The following article recognized Lesley Walter as our November 2011 Rockstar. We are sad to update this post with the news that Lesley passed away in March, 2012 after a long and brave battle with cancer. You can read her eulogy from her husband here. Congratulations to Lesley Walter –’s November Rockstar! If anyone [...]

College Nannies are Standing by to Make Your Holidays Less Stressful

College Nannies and Tutors Richmond VA

The holidays are rapidly approaching and there are plenty of activities ahead. Many people find themselves stressed and anxious this time of year. With so much to do – shopping, baking, wrapping, parties, and more – it’s hard to figure out how to get it all done. That’s when it’s time to contact College Nannies [...]

Susan Groves’ Makes Pink Tie Gala Succeed


You all know about the Pink Tie Gala that is an annual event right here in Richmond, Virginia. But did you know that Susan Groves is the master-mind behind this incredible fund-raising event that provides mammograms and support for under-served women? Susan has dedicated her life to making this event successful for the past five [...]

Birthing at Home: My Birth Story

Richmond Mom Catherine Jones

In 2001, I was at a party and ran into a couple that was there with her newborn. I had been married for a little over a year so hearing birth stories was on my radar. Her daughter was born at a local hospital but with the help of a midwife. I was instantly intrigued [...]

Is Carytown Changing? New Businesses Moving In


Don’t you just love the small town charm and ambiance of Carytown? It is one of the most inviting and charismatic areas of Richmond and most everyone enjoys the occasional stroll past quaint shops, unusual stores, home-owned cafes, and other local businesses. And who doesn’t love Carytown First when participating local merchants offer great discounts, [...]

CORE Has Plenty for Kids During the Holidays: Some FREE!


CORE Kids Academy has holidays covered when it comes to adventure for young kids and lots of family fun. Check out the many opportunities to entertain, engage, teach, and have fun with kids. Free Babies Class Try the new Soaring Stars Program for 10-18 month-olds for FREE! The new Soaring Stars program for children ages [...]

Enter Your Decorations to Win a Free Massage from Massage Envy


After all of your holiday decorating is done, you might just want to get a massage to release some tension — and is here to help! We’re inviting all of our great Richmondmom readers to submit a photo of their holiday decorations to be included in our “2011 Holiday Decorating Tour” contest during the [...]

Real Richmond Review: Two Mommies and A Mummy

Nesperennub Mummy photo

Co-written by Nicole Unice and Alex Iwashyna. We met up at the Virginia Fine Arts Museum to get a sneak preview of Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb. The exhibit begins with a 21 minute long 3-D movie. Us: OOH! Free glasses! The lights dim and Jean-Luc Picard begins to narrate Mummy: The Inside Story. And [...]

Richmond Rocks: Where to Find the Book

Check out Kate Hall's books, Richmond Rocks, and Read Aloud!

Richmond Rocks is the first book release by Publishing! Available now, in it’s second printing and available in paperback, this full-color book is a fun to Richmond’s history and sights for little ones ages 4-8, but we think adults will get a kick out of reading it aloud, too! Another cool thing? Everything about [...]