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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids

Despite all the hype that surrounds Valentine’s Day, it’s easy to let the day sneak up on you. If you find yourself scrambling at the last minute for ways to make the day special,...
Kelly Connors

Real Richmond Mom – Kelly Connors

Kelly Connors of Richmond, VA is a loving Mother to two beautiful children, a supportive wife and small business owner of Pulse Barre Studio in Mechanicsville, VA. Kelly talks about what she is grateful...

Dear Daughter: Please Stop Cheating On Me

Dear Daughter, Please stop cheating on me with other mothers. It’s exhausting. While I admit I haven’t always put a ton of time and energy into preparing healthy family meals, we both know that...

September 2015 RichmondMom with a Mission: Karen LaForge

One is never too old to learn, but for adult learners, the challenge is often in finding the right teacher. For adults battling illiteracy in our community, the right teachers are right around the corner...

Guilty As Charged, Lady

Women guilt.It’s a thing, it’s a phenomenon, it self handedly fuels the sale of thousands of bottles of wine, beer and self-help books.  Entire blogs are dedicated to making us feel guilty; mine included...

“Successful Launch!” – Letting Go

When I went back to work after the birth of my oldest son, I made my husband drop my bouncing baby boy off at daycare. Even though we were fortunate enough to find a...

Losing You and Learning Me

Some people are born with gentle words spilling out of their lips. Some people naturally think of others and would never speak unkindly or use harsh words.Some people don’t fight to be at the...

25 Ways to Extend Summer

It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end. Around here, it seems like summer has flown by. Fortunately for us in RVA, warm temperatures, though inconsistent, dot our fall days...
Newborn

How To Help A New Mama Friend

I think of visits to my new baby-mama friends in three categories: Needs food. Needs errands. Needs company. Each mama may need only one or a combination of all three.NEEDS FOODOrganizing meals is easy these...

A Letter to My Son

Guest post by Stacie Rearden HallDear Son (we think, you might surprise us),Your father and I worked incredibly hard so that you could grow up middle class.  I want you to know this.I want you...

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