Fall Festivals and Family Fun All Season

Artwork by www.dawncorrespondence.com

Apple festivals, wine festivals, kids’ festivals, seafood festivals, BBQ festivals, brunswick stew festivals, Halloween festivals, art festivals, Thanksgiving festivals….. Richmond and the entire Commonwealth of Virginia love to celebrate fall with festivals galore – and we’ve got the most comprehensive list of area festivals for 2012 right here on Richmondmom.com. Check out our listing and […]

The Biggest St. Patrick's Day Parenting Mistake


Blogger at Late Enough Last year, I made the biggest St. Patrick's Day parenting mistake there is to make with a child. No, I didn't forget to tell my son he's (1/16th) Irish. No, I didn't forget to give him something green to wear. No, I didn't dress him like a leprechaun and call it […]

A Dessert Challenge and What Could Be Better?


An email popped into my inbox with a request for me to be a judge for a Capital One team building exercise. At first thought, I figured my calendar was way too full to help. But then I read further and discovered that the judges would be judging a DESSERT contest! Now, that changes things […]

Celebrating Holidays With an Autistic Child


Christmas is a wonderful time of the year and what grandmother doesn’t just love wrapping her arms around a grandchild, hugging and tugging at the children with every move.? When grandparents live out-of-town, they find it even more difficult to keep their hands off of a child or children they haven’t seen in a while. […]

Silly Bus is Giving Back for Needy Kids: They Need Your Help


Silly Bus is joining forces with Happy Family and Project Peanut Butter for a special fund raising campaign.  Project Peanut Butter seeks to help feed malnourished children in Africa by providing, you guessed it, peanut butter. It is a tremendous source of inexpensive nutrition for kids. Silly Bus is giving $5.00 from the sale of each […]

Real Richmond Review: Taking My Kids to A Year with Frog and Toad at Theatre IV


By Alex Iwashyna, blogger at Late Enough When my mom suggested I take  the children to see the musical, A Year with Frog and Toad, at Theatre IV, I was ambivalent. I love exposing my children to the arts, but I’m suspicious of kid-friendly events that require quiet. I don’t like setting myself up to […]

A New Richmond Mom Begins Her Own Baking Business: Let Cara do the Baking

An interview with Cara.

Written by: Nicole Unice Overwhelmed? Let Cara do the baking! I sniffed the baggie the bread came in. I actually lifted the bag to my nose and inhaled because it represented one of my great loves in life—fresh baked bread. And the bread from Cara’s Kitchen was everything I loved: caramel-ly crust, soft interior, and […]

Romp n’ Roll is Rocking During December: Ho Ho Ho-pen Gym and More


Getting ready for the holidays means getting ready for kids to be out of school. That can be a lot of “togetherness” in the house. Why not turn some of that time into a fun activity time for kids from ages 2-6. When preschool, kindergarten, and first-graders are out for the holidays, Romp n’ Roll […]

Holiday Foods Made to Order: There’s Still Time


Just a few more days and Christmas is here. There will be plenty of times when families and friends gather for food and fellowship throughout the coming weekend. Do you have the food covered? If not –  no worries! Dream Dinners is making it easier than ever to have delicious, homemade entrees, appetizers, desserts, and […]

FREE Showing of the Polar Express on December 18

Polar Express

Get ready for the Polar Express and a special FREE showing with Santa and Mrs Clause at IMAX DOME at the Science Museum of Virginia. It’s all happening Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. and there is no charge for admission. Donations are accepted and greatly appreciated and they will be used for ASK: […]