It’s Kindergarten Registration Time!

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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 of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Richmond, as well as the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, […]

Back to School

Children will listen to stories about going back to school, talk about their first days in school, illustrate themselves at school, and learn school bus safety. Repeats September 17 and 18.

School Supply Drive: Romp n’ Roll

Donate new school supplies at Romp n’ Roll and receive 1 free open gym pass for every 3 items donated!

BBGB Tales for Kids PARTY!

it’s a new (school) year and we’re in a new space and we’re hosting one of our favorite authors and well, really, we feel like there couldn’t be a better time to throw a party. come celebrate with us on saturday, september 20th from 10-7, when we’ll be gifting all sorts of fun stuffs, like sweets and new […]

How to Talk to Your Child About Their School Day and Get More than “Fine”

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  By Dr. Elizabeth M. Vantre   You learned through a parent volunteer that not only did your child’s class get a visit from the ice cream truck for good behavior, but your child got the only A+ on the science test.  Why is it then when your child gets off the bus, you excitedly […]

Pop Goes the Weasel

Is your baby stepping onto the yellow school bus for the first time this September? Or are you thinking about how the time is passing quickly as your child begins a new school year as a (insert your child’s grade here)__grader? On his first day of Kindergarten, my oldest happily skipped down the steps of […]

Featured On Virginia This Morning – Back to School Products

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The school year is beginning! We were happy to be on Virginia This Morning today sharing these wonderful products for back to school.  Watch the clip, check out the products, and enter to win the Wabba Walla Backpack, Kids Relief with Calming Effect and Fairy Tales Lice Good-Bye Survival Kit! Have a great school year […]

10 Homework Station & Storage Ideas for Small Spaces


It would be great if we all had a huge space to for kids to do their homework after school. But often, bedrooms have too many distractions, playrooms are noisy and homework ends up being done at the kitchen table. Thankfully some creative moms have come up with some small or portable ways to create […]

Homeschool Resources Group and Family Education Center Open House

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Homeschool Resources Group is opening a new 8,000 square foot Family Education Center. The new education center will offer anything from ballet and martial arts lessons to American history classes. To celebrate the opening the Homeschool Resources Group is hosting an open house Tuesday August 26 1-6pm. Attendees will be able to register for classes […]

Serve it Hot: Warm (& Fast) Breakfasts to get the School Day Started

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Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day and is important part of a healthy diet. With school starting so early, it can be hard to get a healthy breakfast in the kids (or yourself) before they need to get on the bus.  Say goodbye to the cereal bowl, here are a few […]