Free DIY Baby Food Demo

DIY Baby food class

Starting solids is a fun rite of passage for both parents and babies… but those little packages can feel really wasteful not to mention it gets expensive quick! Relay Foods, Chop Suey Books, Franklin Goose and Hip to be Round are hosting a free baby food demo at the Hip to be Round store in […]

Win 4 Tickets to See Treasure Island this Weekend!


Go on a swashbuckling adventure at Virginia Rep this weekend! Win a 4 pack of tickets to see Treasure Island at the Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn. Winner will be contacted via email and can redeem their tickets for any one of the following nights: Fri 3/13/15 7:00PM Sat 3/14/15 10:30AM Sat 3/14/15 2:00PM Sun […]

Richmond This Week: March 9 – 15, 2015

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Feeling a little bit groggy from Daylight Savings time? We’re feeling it too. Best way to get back in to the swing of things is to get moving. Good thing there’s a lot of great things to do this week. St. Patrick’s Day brings festival season into full swing so check out our list of […]

Happy Pi Day! 3 Fun Facts and 14 Pies


March 14 is Pi Day! We’re celebrating with 3 fun facts and 14 pies. Share these fun facts with your kids over a slice of pie! 1. This year Pi Day falls on 3/14/15. Only once in a lifetime, the full date is also the four numbers after the decimal  3.1415  (Though you can celebrate Pi […]

Ringling Bros. is Listening to Audiences and Phasing Out Elephants by 2018

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Elephants have long been the signature act at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. But something isn’t sitting right with audiences about these sensitive, intelligent and majestic creatures performing tricks for… well, peanuts. The public has cried out over the use of bullhooks, which Richmond has considered banning. We’ve heard it here at Richmondmom […]

Looking For a Part Time Job? These Local Businesses are Hiring!

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Looking for part time work? These family friendly businesses offer a great way to connect with other parents and have some extra cash.  Here are some local businesses looking for a little extra help. All Fired Up Want to get in touch with your creative side? All Fired Up has a relaxed, fun atmosphere where […]

Treasure Island Opens at Virginia Rep


Treasure Island opens at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre on Friday, March 13, 2015. This treasured classic written by Robert Louis Stevenson has been adapted for the stage with book, music and lyrics by Paul Deiss and is Directed by John Moon.  Making his Children’s Theatre debut, Landon Nagel plays the role of Billy Bones and […]

Open House to Benefit the VCU Massey Cancer Center

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Midlothian Athletic Club (MAC) will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, March 14, 2015, to help raise funds for the VCU Massey Cancer Center. Guests are welcome to tour the facility, try a fitness class or stop by for a workout. Guest fees will be waived for the day, and donations to the VCU […]

Wine Down for Safe Harbor

It's time to Wine Down

It’s time to Wine Down at The Wine Loft! Call your friends, get your sitter, do whatever you need to do to make sure you’re hanging out with us Wednesday April 1, 2015. Each month we give away great prizes, soak up a relaxed atmosphere, chow down on delicious free appetizers and have a really […]

FESTIVAL SEASON IS BACK: March 2015 Festivals & Family Events


March means spring! Spring means outside! Outside means FESTIVALS! It’s time to get outside and breathe some fresh (not frozen) air. Fill your calendar with these awesome outdoor activities:   March 6, 2015 Squirrels First Friday Fan Fest & Ticketpalooza 5:30PM-8:00PM The Diamond In homage to the Squirrels 2015 Free Shirt Fridays, the first 100 […]