Top Posts of 2012 That Had People Talking

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Our Top Posts of 2012 list includes articles that had our readers talking…and talking……and talking….. Check them out here. Comment on our Facebook page and let us know your favorite posts of 2012 from too. We love to know what our readers think!     -Mom Arrested for Letting Her Kids Play Outside by [...]

Fall Festivals and Family Fun All Season

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Apple festivals, wine festivals, kids’ festivals, seafood festivals, BBQ festivals, brunswick stew festivals, Halloween festivals, art festivals, Thanksgiving festivals….. Richmond and the entire Commonwealth of Virginia love to celebrate fall with festivals galore – and we’ve got the most comprehensive list of area festivals for 2012 right here on Check out our listing and [...]

Real Richmond Review: All Fired Up

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My family has been doing a lot of fun activities at All Fired Up this summer, and we’re planning on going back during the school year too. It’s a great place to unwind and get in touch with your “inner artist”. My nine-year old daughter enjoyed two of their summer camps – Peace, Love & [...]

Winners of 2012 Real Cute Kids Contest Announced: Congrats

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Many thanks to Real Life Studios , Stony Point Surgery Center, Sweet Spot and Primrose Schools for making this contest possible! We’re proud to partner with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond (DSAGR) and are making a donation for each entrant in this contest. The Winners in Each Category and Grand Prize Winner (with [...]

Stay Tuned for Winners of the 2012 Richmond Real Cute Kids Contest

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We’re proud to partner with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond (DSAGR) and have made a donation for each entrant in this contest. Many thanks to Stony Point Surgery Center, Real Life Studios, Sweet Spot, Primrose Schools for being lead sponsors of this contest. Votes are being tallied and we’ll post them as soon [...]

HCA Girls Day Out: October 19, 2012


Be sure and SAVE THE DATE! On Friday, October 19, gather your friends, sisters, mothers and colleagues for a day that is all about you.  Join us for Girls’ Day Out and celebrate your relationships and the women you love. Enjoy lots of fun including: shopping health screenings mini-seminars on a variety of lifestyle and [...]

Back to School with Essential Oils

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Incorporating essential oils into your family’s daily lives for better health School is back! Summertime is officially over. Vacations are done, memories made. Next up for kids; daily homework, weekly tests, and fall sports and activities. Parents just need to find enough time to get everyone to each place on time, juggling work and your [...]

Behind the Badge


He dressed so precisely and with such purpose. A familiar, serious tone replaced the light mood of just a half hour before. It was a solemn atmosphere of preparation for the night ahead. Everything was laid out on the bed, crisp uniform with his name plate and badge already attached. Socks neatly folded, boots just [...]

Maintaining Strong Bones: A Lifelong Pursuit

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Bone health is a lifelong pursuit and something that becomes even more important as you age. Join the John Rolfe YMCA, MARTIN’S and Virginia Women’s Center for a lunch discussion about a complete approach to maintaining strong bones through exercise, diet and health prevention. Details and registration information are below. Virginia Women’s Center is an [...]

Tuckaway Video is a Big Hit Everywhere: These Kids Rock!

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Tuckaway Child Development Centers are always doing something fun and educational. Now they’re sharing some of it right here on Check out this video – you’ll love seeing all of the smiling faces. These kids are serious about learning AND playing! Thanks to Tuckaway for sharing this great video with Richmond moms! RhondaDayRhonda is [...]