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My Son Was Born With a Congenital Anomaly

My son was born with a congenital anomaly that required surgery when he was just 4 days old. Shortly after discharge from the NICU he started having problems with latching while breast-feeding. After two...

I Tasted School Food (and I Liked It)

Chesterfield County is aiming to change the reputation of the much maligned school lunch.For the second year, Chesterfield hosted a Food Fair where more than 800 kids, parents and staff got to taste test foods...

Sylvan Robotics Classes: a Fun Way to Explore STEM Concepts

When we think of Sylvan we normally think of homework help and tutoring, but Sylvan Learning Centers will soon be synonymous with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).Sylvan is launching a Robotics for Kids enrichment...

One Week Left to Prepay College Tuition!

Enrollment for Virginia529’s Prepaid Tuition Program Closes March 31!The deadline to enroll in Virginia’s prepaid college tuition program is fast approaching. With Virginia529 prePAID (prePAID), parents, grandparents and other loved ones can purchase defined...

It’s Kindergarten Registration Time!

It's that time... If your child is turning 5 by September 30th they can make that big step to Kindergarten in the fall!Thursday, April 16, 2015 is the day for on-time registration for  the cities...

Free DIY Baby Food Demo

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...

Richmond Sylvan Learning Center’s New Math Enrichment Program Keeps Students Sharp This Summer

During the summer, most parents default to enrolling their child in a general summer camp or sports clinic, but what if there was an option for kids to explore an academic interest and build...

Parenting in an Over-Sexualized World

Children are being bombarded with sexual and adult content long before their minds can comprehend what they’re seeing, and according to a report by the American Psychological Association, it is estimated that our children...

Help Parenting Through Divorce

 Over 1 million children will see their parents divorce this year, and 50% will experience this life-changing event before turning 18.  At any age, the break up of their parents can leave kids feeling...

A School Where the Joy of Learning is Contagious

Written by Vanessa Del FabbroMy daughter Annabel will soon be joining her sisters at Sabot at Stony Point, a progressive school for preschool through 8th grade, situated next to beautiful Larus Park, just off...

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