Enter to Win 2 FREE Passes to Color Me Rad


Want to win 2 free passes to Color Me Rad – a 5k coming to Richmond in mid-July to benefit the Special Olympics of Virginia? Just click here to enter no later than June 18, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (NOTE change in deadline to enter!). What’s Color Me Rad all About? It’s a tsunami of [...]

A New Support Group For Parents Of Gender Non-Conforming Children: He, She, Ze, and We


A new support group began this spring for the parents of gender non-conforming children in the Richmond area called He, She, Ze, and We. Many kids do not fit into the binary gender system and need to express themselves with confidence and support. The group provides a safe place for parents to ask questions and [...]

iDTech Summer Camps Offer Incredible Opportunities for Kids

id tech camp

Do you ever wish you had a place where your kids could really learn about computers and not just play on them? Not just the IM, email and music stuff – but real computer knowledge that helps them learn, grow and excel in school and in life. Then you are going to love iD Tech [...]

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

Virginia Women's Center

Richmond moms enjoy lots of time in the sun and so do their kids. That makes it even more important than ever to protect skin every day. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States – one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. [...]

Wild Greens Catering Offers Delicious Summer Options for Moms


Many Richmond moms already know about Green Monkey School Lunches where owner and chef, Lisa Granger, provides healthy, organic school lunches to many area private schools and preschools. She even has lots of customers who order school lunches for public school students and pick them up at the Quiocassin Road kitchen. But did you know [...]

Support CJStuff and Get a Good Laugh

CJ's Thumbs Up Foundation CJStuf.org

Every Friday and Saturday in June, you can support CJSTUF by coming out to a ComedySportz show. What is ComedySportz? It’s short-form improvisational comedy in a game format. If you have ever seen the TV show, “Whose Line is it Anyway”, you have a pretty good idea of what to expect. The comedy is fun, [...]

Families Come in All Shapes and Sizes (& Unsolicited Invitations for a Single Mom)

single mom

Families come in all shapes and sizes. This is the message I’ve been working to spread, accept, and teach to myself, my son, and everyone in our community. It would all go so much smoothly if people in general were able to stop assuming. Or at least stop assuming out loud. What would happen if [...]

Free Summer Fun (Or Low Cost)


Looking for something cool, fun, and free this summer (or at a very low, nearly free, or reasonable cost)? Then check out our list of fun places for kids that won’t break the bank! Be sure to also check our Summer Camps 2012 Listing. We’re adding to the list daily so check back often. In [...]

Primrose Reminds Parents: Support Summer Learning for Your Kids


Kids are anticipating summer and it won’t be long before all area schools will be closed for the summer break. As your kids prepare for fun, don’t let them forget about their manners. Primrose Schools know how difficult it can be to keep everything running smoothly – especially during summer months when school is out. [...]

Mosaic Mediation Saves Frustration, Time and Money When Conflicts Arise

Mosaic Mediations - Liza Hill

Are you or someone you know struggling with conflict? Is there a business conflict in your life – or perhaps there are custody issues with a child? Maybe you and your siblings disagree over caregiver options for a loved one? Conflict as a Fact of Life Unfortunately, conflicts are a fact of life at various [...]