Welcoming Spring with Kids: 13 ways to Celebrate Vernal Equinox

13 ways vernal equinox

The Vernal Equinox marks the changing season as the earth travels around the sun. It’s one of two days in the year when the Earth’s axis tilts neither away from nor towards the sun, and the sun’s rays shine perpendicular to the equator. Day and night are in perfect balance as the hours of daylight […]

RVA Parents of Preemies: a new support group for Richmond mamas

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Hey Mamas there’s a new support group in town! RVA Parents of Preemies (RVAPOP) is a Richmond-based group that provides community, advice, support, and friendship to the parents and family members of infants born prematurely. RVAPOPs mission is to lessen the isolation of the NICU experience by uniting new preemie parents with experienced NICU families […]

Ten Reasons to Love the Farmer’s Market

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It’s finally Springtime and while the Winter markets have been bustling for many months, in just two weeks the regular season market will officially resume. Fresh asparagus, peas, and strawberries are calling! Strolling the Saturday Farmer’s market is a tradition for many Richmond families and if you haven’t yet claimed the market as part of […]

The Birth Plan: 5 Steps to a Better Informed Birth Experience


“My doctor told me to keep my birth plan short and to the point, how do I fit in everything I want to include? I don’t want to be too demanding.” “You can’t really PLAN labor, won’t my care provider tell me what I need to know?” “A friend of mine brought a bunch of […]