Blogs We Dig: Young House Love


If you fancy yourself a DIY-er, or even if you just enjoy reading about the highs and lows of home improvement and decorating on a budget as told by an adorably charming couple, then you need to add Young House Love to your favorites list. When we first wrote about proud Richmonders Sherry and John [...]

I Was Only A Bad Parent For A Few Minutes

Late Enough Alex Iwashyna

Blogger at Late Enough My toddler daughter is a listener. Sometimes I have to say something twice, but after my second explanation, she’s on board. She’s always been that way. Her teachers call her disciplined and socially aware. On the other hand, my son didn’t find that phase until yesterday. Well, maybe more like between [...]

You Could Go to Great Wolf Lodge for FREE: Really!

Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg

“Oh my gosh – we’re going to Great Wolf Lodge for FREE!” You could be saying this if you submit the winning video. Search “Great Wolf Surprise” online and you’ll find video after video of children in the back seat beaming, and sometimes screaming, as they find out the family minivan is pulling up to [...]

You’re Invited: Richmond Waldorf School Play Day 4/28/12

Richmond Waldorf School Day of Play 2012

• What offers children opportunities for physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development? • What promotes motor skills, fosters the imagination, and strengthens concentration? • What provides for the acquisition of language skills, number skills, and problem solving skills? Pure and simple play: You and your children are invited to join the RWS Early Childhood Faculty [...]

Richmond Moms will love the SAMOM Consignment Sale


You know how hard it can be to provide clothes and accessories for a child. Imagine having twins. Or triplets. Or more! Southside Area Mothers of Multiples makes it easier to get the things you need for your kids. Their semi-annual Spring Consignment Sale is gearing up for Saturday March 24, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. [...]

Own Your Own Business: It’s for Sale Right Here


Have you ever dreamed of owning your own part or full-time business and working from home too? Perhaps you need to supplement your income or you’re just looking for a new adventure. Then this business may be just what you’re looking for. Silver Keepsake Baby Pacifier Clips is looking for a buyer. In addition to [...]

From the Teacher’s Desk : What is Really Happening at School, Part Two

Richmond's Top  Teacher Contest

This is the second post in a series from a local Richmond substitute teacher who wishes to remain anonymous. Visit her first post here. On another note, if you know of a great Richmond Teacher, please nominate ‘em in our Richmond Top Teacher Contest in March! So another week of learning under my belt! This week [...]

What To Do? It’s All Here for Feb 27-March 4


This week is filled with family fun right on into the weekend. It’s Leap Year so there’s an extra day in February. And you can still enjoy The Stinky Cheese Man (click the link to enter our contest to win FREE family pack of 4-tickets for the weekend) for hilarious fun. Lots of places are [...]

Rainbow Station Presents the Ultimate Summer Camp Experience

Rainbow Station Richmond VA

If your child’s summer vacation doesn’t include hiking, swimming, treasure hunts, photography classes, sports clinics and field trips to places like Busch Gardens and Williamsburg, then you might want to take a look at Rainbow Station’s ultimate summer camp experience, Amazing Races and Places. Available for ages 5 to 14 and in session from June [...]

Primrose Atlee Commons Dresses it up for Dr. Seuss and Read Across America

Boyle reading

Ann Andrade of Primrose School at Atlee Commons really knows how to celebrate a birthday. And she proved it with all of the staff and children during a big birthday bash for Dr. Seuss and celebration of Read Across America Day this week. “The children and staff at the Primrose School of Atlee Commons celebrated [...]