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5 Fun and Inexpensive Craft Ideas For Summertime (Or Anytime)

We are halfway through the summer and all my exciting tricks are not so exciting anymore so I’m turning to the Internet to help me. And not just Netflix.Here's some of my crafts and...

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

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...

Considered an In-home Baby Nurse? Empowering Through Nurturance

The first few weeks at home with your newborn can be both a magical time – and physically and emotionally grueling! Unfortunately, the demands of the baby can blur your precious memories (especially if...

Richmond is NOT the South

In direct contrast to native Richmonders (and perhaps my better judgment), I feel that it must be said: Richmond, VA is NOT the South.My husband, son and I moved to Richmond in June of...

An Adoption Story: Life Filled with Surprises

In recognition of National Adoption Awareness Month this November, local Richmond mom Lori Sturtevant shares her beautiful adoption story. We are honored to feature her first guest post on Richmondmom.com.As I look around my family...

No offspring, no legacy. Really?

Words very similar to these were spoken to a friend recently, as referenced as a post on her Facebook page. The gist: because she didn't currently have children, it was sad that she would have...

…and then the unthinkable happened.

It started out as just another day of color guard practice for 17-year old Brittany on a cold day in January, 2012.  Her high school team was gearing up for a competition the following...

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...
Alex on Election Night

When Does a Yankee Become a Southerner?

As my bio statehow to get your ex backs, I’m a Yankee. A sensitive Yankee, who has met rude Southerners, but a Yankee nonetheless. I grew up in a small town of 5000 in...

Finding Me: A Sister’s Notes in the Loss of Her Brother

This post was one that was shared with me by it's author, Shannon Weisleder as well as several other women who care deeply about her. It really hit home, not only because I knew...

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