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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Kings Dominion Dinosaurs Alive: A Real Richmond Review

We always learned in grade school that they were larger than life, but seeing them in actual-scale and literally larger-than-life was another story.Sunday, my family and I were lucky enough to tour the brand-new Dinosaurs...

Eager for Email

iPod Touches. Facebook accounts. Unlimited YouTube access. Nintendo DS-es.All desired. All denied. Repeatedly.On a regular basis, I'm vociferously reminded the injustices of our parentally determined deprivations. Rebuttals prefaced with "Everybody else..." are uttered ad...

Answering Our Familiar Questions

Sometimes, I feel like I'm running out of time. As birthdays pass and seasons change, I take stock of what I have--and haven't--gotten around to yet.For instance: It's a big, scary, wonderful idea, the...

Kim Newlen Remembered

I sat quietly sipping a cup of tea and looking out the window at the soft white snow gently falling to the earth. A light blanket of snow was forming across the grass and...

What do I miss about my kids? Everything.

I'm feeling a little edgy today (read: all week) so I'm going out on a limb here with this post. It may even sound a little bitchy, but I don't mean it that way....

Small and Powerful Group of Richmond Women Step up to the Plate

When I posted the article from our reader and Richmond mom Michelle Garcia a few days ago, I was hoping it would bring awareness to how easily it is for someone to become homeless,...

10 TED Talks for Renewal

Recently, I have been reflecting on renewal and self-care and have particularly appreciated several TED Talks that inspire me. TED Talks are presentations from passionate, brilliant and innovative individuals in a variety of fields....

Techno-naive Tweens

Written by: Suzanne Sherif“Wow, what is that?” my son’s tween-age friend exclaimed. “Is that something new?” while his other friends gazed in amazement at the piece of technology they had never seen before.The “something...

Kate Hall at Virginia Women’s Conference: October 26th

The 4th Annual Women's Conference is Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown and it's a day filled with great speakers and lots of valuable information. If you're an entrepreneur, mompreneur, or...

The Ultimate Foodie Mama Gift Guide 2013

If you’re wondering what to gift to the passionate, hardworking, and hedonistic foodie mama in your life, or just need a few ideas for yourself, look no further! I’ve got some goodies to inspire...

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